TAWAU September 6, 2011: Persatuan Perpaduan Rumpun Bugis Melayu Malaysia has been set up in the district to unite the Bugis community throughout the country.
Samsul said they will start to recruit more members throughout the districts as well as plan to set up a new office for their association’s purposes.
“The setting up of this new association never intend to compete with any associations but we tend to cooperate with any ethnic association in this country.
“The objective of setting up this new association is to gather all the Bugis community in the country as well as protect their rights,”
he said at the association’s open house here yesterday.
According to him, such Bugis community association also has been set up in Selangor, Johor, Sarawak and Kelantan. Meanwhile, an annual general meeting for the new association will be held soon.
Samsul urged the Bugis community to register as members in the association.
He disclosed that they are an non-governmental Organisation (NGO) to support the vision of the government in uniting all the nations.