Friends throw surprise Christmas party for Iban colleague who could not go home for the celebrations

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Friends throw surprise Christmas party for Iban colleague who could not go home for the celebrations

BY: Patrick Beech

Everyone wants to be home for Christmas and every other celebration, but due to work obligations and also financial constraints, not all get the opportunity to do so.

In the true spirit of being Malaysian, a group of friends recently came together to cheer up their friend for Christmas.

@ahhpoi, an Iban from Sarawak was unable to go home due to certain commitments.

Not wanting him to feel down on Christmas day, his friends decided to surprise him.

They got together and secretly planned a Christmas party for him and even decorated the venue with Christmas ornaments and even a little tree at the centre of the table.

They then waited for @ahhpoi to get home and surprised him as he entered the door.

@ahhpoi was not only surprised but also overwhelmed with emotions and was seen covering his face and tearing.

The touching moment was captured on video and uploaded on TikTok and has since won praise and admiration from netizens.