LABUAN: There was plenty of laughter and cheer at Labuan Corporation deputy chief executive officer’s Aidilfitri open house here yesterday.
Almost 1,000 people attended the annual Raya open house at Rithuan Ismail’s residence at Kg Pohon Batu here.
Among the guests were Labuan Member of Parliament Datuk Rozman Isli and family, Labuan Tionghua Chamber of Commerce children led by its president Datuk Wong Kii Yii, Labuan Indian Chamber of Commerce and Industry led by its president Datuk Dahlif Singh, PKR Labuan chief Simsuddin Sidek and media fraternity and business community.
As they mingled and enjoyed the food and drinks, the children had an innocence about them that was endearing.
Rithuan said, such is life but being at the open house makes life a bit more eventful.
“You get to meet other people and make new friends in the spirit of the celebration,” he said.
He said it was also such a happy occasion to see many people from different races and family backgrounds gathering and interacting with one another during the event.
Labuan Media Practitioner Association president Jainuddin Djimin said: “This event is very meaningful as we get to meet, interact and even bond with people from different walks of life, and looking forward to visiting again next year.”