27 February 2018: MRCA holds a festive Chinese New Year Celebration in Seri Kembangan The Malaysia Retail Chain Association (MRCA) celebrated Chinese New Year with a grand banquet in Wisma Huazong that was graced by Guest of Honour Datuk Seri Ir Dr Wee Ka Siong, Minister in the Prime Minister Department. With the theme ‘The Year of Gold’, the banquet was also attended by some 1,300 members and invited guests hailing from the retail-chains industry, who jointly ushered in the Year of the Earth Dog. The ceremonious occasion saw a number of entertaining shows, starting with a rousing drum opening performance. Those present were then treated to wushu as well as song and dance numbers, while tucking into a sumptuous spread of Chinese New Year dishes.
Yee Sang tossing with (from right to left) Datuk Seri Dr KK Chai (Organising Chairman and Vice President of MRCA), Dato’ Eddie Choon (Founder of MRCA), Datuk Seri Garry Chua (President of MRCA) and Guest of Honour Datuk Seri Ir Dr Wee Ka Siong, along with VVIPs and MRCA members
There was even a special dance performance by MRCA Council Members, while past Presidents and the Organising Chairman belted out a number of songs to raise funds.
Datuk Seri Dr KK Chai presenting his speech
“After an eventful 2017, the Year of the Earth Dog is a good time for lifestyle changes and for the start of new business ventures. This banquet gives the retail chain industry members and guests a golden opportunity to foster closer relationship with one another,” said Datuk Seri Dr KK Chai, Organising Chairman and Vice President of MRCA. “In 2018, success depends primarily on the quality of the communication between people, and learning that being selfless and generous can bring the promise of a more generous harvest in return, in a harmonious and progressive Malaysia.” The gallery was not found!