he Prime Minister of Malaysia, Datuk Patinggi Mohd Najib Tun Razak declared open the Borneo Convention Centre Kuching (BCCK) on March 2 in a grand opening ceremony. It was attended by more than 1,000 guests with the Chief Minister of Sarawak, Datuk Pattinggi Taib Mahmud and Datuk Hajah Raziah Mahmud, chairman of BCCK.
Since it began operation in October last year, BCCK has hosted 45 events for about 50,000 people.BCCK is the first dedicated convention and exhibition centre in Borneo. It is located on a six hectare riverfront site at Sejingkat, about 8km from Kuching City centre.
|Borneo Convention Centre Ballroom where the grand opening was held.||
Prime Minister of Malaysia, Datuk Patinggi Mohd Najib bin Tun Haji Abdul Razak (centre) officiating the opening ceremony with Datin Seri Rosmah Mansor, Datuk Raziah Mahmud, Chairman of BCCK (extremet left) and Pehin Sri (Dr) Haji Abdul Taib Mahmud, Chief Minister of Sarawak (right looking up).
Gracie Geikie, Associate Dean of UCSI University with