Gawai Dayak is an annual festival celebrated by the Dayak people in Sarawak on 31st May and 1st June. It is a public holiday in Sarawak and is both a religious and a social occasion recognised since 1957 . In HTSB, it’s a culture to celebrate everyone’s festivities and this time around it’s Gawai . Besides Gawai , the Muslims will also be welcoming the holy month of Ramadhan , the month where all Muslims will be fasting during the hours of daylight .
On the 30th May , Events and Publication Unit of HTSB had organised a gathering in honour of Long Service Award , Pre Gawai and Pre Ramadhan Celebration . The gathering was attended by HTSB Executive Chairman , YBhg Tan Sri Datuk Amar Hj Bujang Mohd Nor and General Manager , Tuan Haji Abdul Hadi . HTSB Staff were gathered at Endorsement and Shipping Office and were served various kind of delicious food namely Ayam Pansuh , Bubur Pedas and Ikan Bakar just to name a few .
On the same day , Long Service Awards are given to those who has been servicing and contributing to Harwood for the past 20 years . From January till the month of May , they are four (4) employees that are entitled to the award .
Encik Saril has been with Harwood since 1st March 1996
Puan Seirah has been with Harwood since 11th March 1996
Tuan Haji Abdul Hadi has been with Harwood since 15th April 1996
Encik Latip has been with Harwood since 1st May 1996