Lectures and sports among the activities on the occasion of the 60th anniversary of the KTS group


An exhibition of products sold under KTS Group of Companies displayed during the event. – Photo by Chimon Upon

KUCHING (October 9): A variety of activities across the country are underway to mark the 60th anniversary celebration of the KTS group of companies.

These include discussions on politics, finance and health, as well as sports competitions in Kuching in recent weeks, which are taking place in Sibu, Bintulu, Miri, Kota Kinabalu and Kuala Lumpur for the next two weeks.

At the group’s 60th anniversary dinner on Friday evening, Managing Director Dato Henry Lau emphasized the importance of human capital in driving the growth of all businesses under the KTS Group umbrella.

“Without your contribution, we will not be able to celebrate this 60th anniversary,” he remarked.

He pointed out that KTS Group of Companies has nearly 15,000 employees in diversified businesses across the country and beyond since its incorporation in 1962.

At a KTS managers’ seminar, also held on the occasion of the 60th anniversary celebration, Lau said the group has come a long way since its formation and successfully overcame setbacks and crises. of the past, including the Covid-19 pandemic over the past two years. years.

“We survived all these difficult crises and came out of them strong and unfazed. One important thing we did was not to give up, no matter how hard it was,” he added during the seminar.

More than 3,000 employees also receive their long service awards this year for serving more than 10 years with the KTS group of companies.

An upcoming major event to be held in Kuching as part of the 60th anniversary celebration is the Long Service Award Ceremony Luncheon for KTS Kuching Branch and Media Staff.

Additionally, a KTS Family Day was held yesterday at KTS Garden, bringing together more than 1,300 staff members and their families across the country, Singapore and Brunei to have fun in a series of games and giveaway challenges. in shape.

Badminton and table tennis tournaments were also held last week where staff members from across the country gathered in Kuching to compete.

The KTS Bintulu branch were crowned champions of the badminton tournament by winning all five matches while Kuching and Sibu were first and second runners-up respectively.

For the table tennis tournament, the KTS Sibu branch was the champion after collecting 10 points from winning five matches. Kuching and Miri took second and third place respectively.

Additionally, as part of the celebration, the KTS Group of Companies is also offering a scholarship to eligible students from Sarawak and Sabah under its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) program.

All students who excel in the Sijil Tinggi Persekolahan Malaysia (STPM) 2021 with at least a 3.0 cumulative grade point average (CPGA) and at least a B grade in English and Mathematics at Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM) are eligible to apply for the stock Exchange.

Another notable CSR project of the KTS group of companies is the construction of a RM13 million Agape center in Sibu for children and young adults with special needs and to provide early intervention, rehabilitation and of education.

KTS is also offering over 10,000 prizes that the public has a chance to win by simply answering three questions correctly.

Entry forms can be downloaded from the KTS Group website at www.ktstrade.com.my or by scanning the QR code published in See Hua Daily News, The Borneo Post and Utusan Borneo every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturdays.

The draw takes place until the end of the year.

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Richard V. Johnson