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Yii: MCC com­mit­ted to achiev­ing SDG tar­gets by 2030
Posted on : 19 Sep 2022  Source of News: The Borneo Post
 

Yii (fi h le ) and oth­ers in a photo call with one of the win­ning teams.

MIRI: Miri City Coun­cil (MCC) is commi ed to achiev­ing the United Nations Sus­tain­able Devel­op­ment Goals (SDG) 1-17 by 2030, said mayor Adam Yii.

He said the SDG encom­passes min­im­ising green­house gases dir­ectly con­trib­ut­ing to global warm­ing and air pol­lu­tion; emphas­ising eco-friendly build­ings and devel­op­ment prac­tices like green archi­tec­ture; and emphas­ising and imple­ment­ing renewal energy sources.

He said the SDG encom­passes min­im­ising green­house gases dir­ectly con­trib­ut­ing to global warm­ing and air pol­lu­tion; emphas­ising eco-friendly build­ings and devel­op­ment prac­tices like green archi­tec­ture; and emphas­ising and imple­ment­ing renewal energy sources.

It also cov­ers pre­ser­va­tion of nat­ural resources while respect­ing and pro­tect­ing nat­ural hab­it­ats of life forms and organ­isms; con­tain­ing the rate of con­sump­tion within pro­duc­tion of renew­able sources and sal­va­tion; and pro­mot­ing envir­on­mental friendly and bio­de­grad­able products, plan­ning for sus­tain­able replace­ment and replen­ish­ment of resource usage.

“I hope the people of Miri will con­tinue to give utmost sup­port to us and the Sarawak gov­ern­ment to lead for the be erment of Sarawaki­ans,” said Yii, who is Pujut assembly­man, dur­ing the prize present­a­tion for the Upcycle Ocean Trash Com­pet­i­tion 2022 at Coco Cabana here yes­ter­day.

“I hope the people of Miri will con­tinue to give utmost sup­port to us and the Sarawak gov­ern­ment to lead for the be erment of Sarawaki­ans,” said Yii, who is Pujut assembly­man, dur­ing the prize present­a­tion for the Upcycle Ocean Trash Com­pet­i­tion 2022 at Coco Cabana here yes­ter­day.

“I hope the people of Miri will con­tinue to give utmost sup­port to us and the Sarawak gov­ern­ment to lead for the be erment of Sarawaki­ans,” said Yii, who is Pujut assembly­man, dur­ing the prize present­a­tion for the Upcycle Ocean Trash Com­pet­i­tion 2022 at Coco Cabana here yes­ter­day.

He out­lined the coun­cil’s five ini­ti­at­ives to achieve these SDG goals, namely provid­ing solu­tions for dis­aster pre­pared­ness; con­trib­ut­ing to health and wel­fare; pro­mot­ing man­age­ab­il­ity of global envir­on­mental issues; empower­ing com­munity and soci­ety; and sup­port­ing diversity and inclu­sion in pub­lic and private life.

Among those at the cere­mony were Future Ocean Borneo founder Iqbal Abdol­lah, who is also MCC green envir­on­ment ambas­sador; MCC green com­munity and envir­on­ment devel­op­ment stand­ing commi ee chair­man coun­cil­lor Kara­m­bir Singh; North­ern Sarawak Journ­al­ists Asso­ci­ation pres­id­ent Andy Jong, Pus­taka Miri regional man­ager Razak Ram­bli, Sapura OMV Com­mu­nic­a­tions Man­ager Raz­lina Ramli and Coco Cabana Miri man­ager Car­o­lyn Marsh.

Among those at the cere­mony were Future Ocean Borneo founder Iqbal Abdol­lah, who is also MCC green envir­on­ment ambas­sador; MCC green com­munity and envir­on­ment devel­op­ment stand­ing commi ee chair­man coun­cil­lor Kara­m­bir Singh; North­ern Sarawak Journ­al­ists Asso­ci­ation pres­id­ent Andy Jong, Pus­taka Miri regional man­ager Razak Ram­bli, Sapura OMV Com­mu­nic­a­tions Man­ager Raz­lina Ramli and Coco Cabana Miri man­ager Car­o­lyn Marsh.

In the com­pet­i­tion, pupils cre­ated a rep­lica or model of the new Miri City Hall oil bar­rel build­ing using recycled items.

In the primary school cat­egory, SK Sen­adin’s Tal­en­ted Tech­ies team and The Navies came in first and second, respect­ively, while SK Agama Miri’s Glimpse of Life team placed third. Five con­sol­a­tion prizes were also awar­ded.

The sec­ond­ary school cat­egory saw SMK Lutong’s Lug­gos Eco War­rior 1 and Lug­gos War­rior 2 place first and second respect­ively, while Upcycle Rangers from SMK Pujut was third, fol­lowed by four con­sol­a­tion prize win­ners.

The sec­ond­ary school cat­egory saw SMK Lutong’s Lug­gos Eco War­rior 1 and Lug­gos War­rior 2 place first and second respect­ively, while Upcycle Rangers from SMK Pujut was third, fol­lowed by four con­sol­a­tion prize win­ners.

The SDG Award of Future Ocean Borneo was won by Upcycle Rangers while MCC’s SDG Unit Spe­cial Award was won by Lug­gos Eco War­rior 1.

The win­ning teams received cash prizes, trophies and cer­ti­fic­ates.