UBF to celebrate its 1st Anniversary on Dec 16

“The United Borneo Front (UBF) will be celebrating its 1st Anniversary on 16 December 2011” announced UBF founder, Datuk Dr. Jeffrey Kitingan in a press statement released today.

16 December 2010 saw the birth of the UNITED BORNEO FRONT (UBF) as an apolitical platform under the auspices of the Borneo Heritage Foundation.  As a Non-Governmental Organization (NGO), UBF seeks to empower the people especially in the Borneo States of Sabah and Sarawak with the relevant information and knowledge and act as a pressure group and facilitator for change.

UBF which is advocating the BORNEO AGENDA, with its seven (7) core objectives, which seeks to restore the State rights of the Borneo States of Sabah and Sarawak as equal partners in the Federation of Malaysia as originally set out in the Malaysia Agreement 1963 as well as to seek the abolishment of unbalanced revenue sharing and unfair trade policies including the current cabotage policy and reducing the economic and digital divide between East and West Malaysia and the resolution of problems in the Borneo States.

In the past one year, UBF has held more than four hundred (400) BORNEO TEA PARTY functions throughout the Borneo States to disseminate and spread the Borneo Agenda and UBF and the Borneo Agenda has been well received and the support has been ever-growing ever since its launch.

At the anniversary function, UBF will review the past activities and plan ahead for the incoming year 2012 to ensure the people of the Borneo States are empowered with the facts of history which has been distorted and manipulated to the detriment of the Borneo States.

“We expect the attendance and support of SAPP, Kelab USNO, STAR and SNAP from Sarawak and the leaders as well as all UBF Coordinators in Sabah and supporters at the anniversary function” added Dr. Jeffrey.

Dr. Jeffrey also invited the media, public and supporters to attend the UBF 1st anniversary which will be held at the Dowish Restaurant in Jalan Bundusan, Penanmpang at 2.00pm.

Datuk Dr. Jeffrey G. Kitingan