Datuk Junz Wong Awarded Asia Legendary Young Political Leader Award

Datuk Junz Wong Awarded Asia Legendary Young Political Leader Award

KOTA KINABALU : Sabah’s former Minister of Agriculture and Food Industry Datuk Junz Wong was recently awarded the Asia Legendary Young Political Leader Award at the 12th Asia Success Award in Putrajaya.

Asia Success Award was jointly organised by World Success Economic Development Entrepreneurs Organization (SEDEO) and Asia Success Inc. Alliance. The annual award recognises outstanding entrepreneurs and influential leaders in Asia.

During the ceremony, awards were presented by Deputy Youth and Sports Minister Datuk Seri Ti Lian Ker.

“I’m truly honoured to be nominated for The Asia Legendary Young Political Leader Award at The 12th Asia Success Award Presentation Ceremony.” “I’m delighted to receive this meaningful award, it means that people of Malaysia recognise what I have been doing throughout my political career to serve Malaysians especially in Sabah.

“Also, it means that people of Malaysia acknowledge (indirectly) and accept the struggle of Warisan for a better inclusive, progressive and multiracial Malaysia.” “I hereby want to give thanks to the organiser Dato Dr Jacky and Datin Jessica for this awesome recognition. It means so much to me, as this is my first such award as a politician.”

“I am also grateful for the opportunity to meet dynamic young entrepreneurs in various respective fields,” Junz said after the award presentation ceremony. Junz started his political career since 2007.

He was the state assemblyman for Likas and currently the state assemblyman for Tanjung Aru.

Currently, he is also the vice president of Parti Warisan.

Junz was appointed Minister of Agriculture and Food Industry in the Sabah cabinet led by then Chief Minister Datuk Seri Mohd Shafie Apdal after the 2018 General Elections, making him one of the youngest minister in Sabah.

-BorneoToday

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