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The Sarawak Chief Minister, Datuk Patinggi Tan Sri (Dr) Haji Adenan Bin Haji Satem, officiated the 28th Irau Aco Lun Bawang that was held in Long Tuan, Trusan, Lawas.
The Chief Minister acknowledged what had the Australian missionaries and quoted Reverend Southwell and his team who came all the way from Australia to evangelised the Lun Bawang community to embrace Christianity and established Sidang Injil Borneo (Borneo Evangelical Mission).
If he was still alive today (Reverend Southwell), he would be very proud of what he has done to the Lun Bawang people. You (the Lun Bawang community) had become a splendid, devout and devoted people. Proud of yourself, proud of the tradition, proud of who you are.
Projects for the Lun Bawang Community in Lawas
The Chief Minister also announced a few projects that he had already approved and going to be approved.
- Jalan Lawas – Long Sukang road (RM50 million) to start in July 2015
- The upgrading of Trusan – Beriwan road (RM11.2 million)
- Long Tuan Service Centre (RM3 million)
He also promised that he will make sure that all these projects will be implemented and himself will monitor the progress of the projects.
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Irau Aco Lun Bawang 2015 – Long Tuan, Ruab
30th May 2015