THE Penang government is committed to continue its fight against Covid-19 and has urged the people to continue with their efforts to battle the deadly infection.
Chief Minister Chow Kon Yeow said he was confident that the people of Penang could continue with their efforts to overcome Covid-19.
“I believe we can do this together as a family.
“The state’s commitment to safeguard the wellbeing of the people through various efforts will continue,” he said during his speech at the official gathering to mark the Deepavali celebration at Penang Club in George Town.
Chow said that Penang is a state that is rich in culture, art, heritage and others that could draw international and local attentions.
“The fight is far from over, and while we continue to try and accommodate the vulnerable groups through our efforts, we are also working hard to boost our economy once again,” he added.
The guests of honour were Penang Governor Tun Ahmad Fuzi Abdul Razak and wife Toh Puan Khadijah Mohd Nor.
The event was organised by Penang Sikh Association.
During his speech, Chow extended his heartiest appreciation to the Sikh community for the immense contribution, mainly for creating a harmonious environment in Penang.
Meanwhile, state Housing, Local Government, Town and Country Planning Committee chairman Jagdeep Singh Deo warmly welcomed Ahmad Fuzi as today was officially his first time visiting the Penang Club.
Also present were Chow’s wife Tan Lean Kee and Penang Sikh Association chairman Datuk Dr Kuldip Singh Sohan.
Story by Kevin Vimal
Pix by Darwina Mohd Daud
Video by Noor Siti Nabilah Noorazis