TODAY, I FELT PROUD TO BE MALAYSIAN, I FELT HOPE IN THE COUNTRY – YES, IT’S BECAUSE NAJIB WAS SENT TO JAIL & JUSTLY SO – THE ‘JALUR GEMILANG’ MUST STAND FOR SOMETHING – MALAYSIA CANNOT BE A GANGLAND WHERE THE ELITE RAPE & PLUNDER WITH IMPUNITY & WHITE CAN BE TURNED INTO BLACK & VICE-VERSA DUE TO THE WHIM & FANCY OF ONE PARTICULAR POLITICAL PARTY CALLED UMNO

KUALA LUMPUR, 31 Ogos -- Seramai 60 Pegawai Kadet Akademi Latihan Ketenteraan Universiti Pertahanan Nasional Malaysia (UPNM) dan Kadet Pelatih dari Pusat Latihan Polis Diraja Malaysia membawa Jalur Gemilang ketika raptai penuh sambutan Hari Kebangsaan 2022 di Dataran Merdeka hari ini. Dataran Merdeka menjadi lokasi bersejarah yang menyaksikan peristiwa penting penurunan bendera Union Jack dan pengibaran Jalur Gemilang buat pertama kali pada 31 Ogos 1957 dan sejak itu menjadi tempat perarakan sambutan Hari Kebangsaan

--fotoBERNAMA (2022) HAK CIPTA TERPELIHARA



National Day: Politicians cheer for hard-won freedom

PETALING JAYA: Politicians from across the divide cheered on the 65th National Day celebrations through social media.

Defence Minister Datuk Seri Hishammuddin Hussein paid tribute to the veterans and soldiers in his post.

“To all Armed Forces members and veterans, thank you for the gift of our national sovereignty,” he said.

He added that Malaysians must continue walking together in the spirit of unity.

“The Health Ministry contingent and front liners were celebrated this morning as part of our National Day. It was a lively reception this year,” he said while also sharing news reports on the march.

Women, Family and Community Development Minister Datuk Seri Rina Mohd Harun said that the phrase “Merdeka” is not just a slogan.

“Celebrate unity. Spread love and care,” she said.

Similarly, Tourism, Arts and Culture Minister Datuk Seri Nancy Shukri said she was proud of the performances by those involved in Wednesday’s (Aug 31) parade in Dataran Merdeka.

“Congrats to the (ministry) delegation led by Datuk Mohd Zamri Mat Zin, deputy secretary-general (tourism),” she said, adding that the contingent represented various ethnic groups of the country with its costumes.

Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia (Bersatu) president Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin said the success of the country transitioning into the endemic phase of Covid-19 was a “Merdeka” moment for the people as well.

“Malaysians can now go on with their lives normally with the economic sector running fully.

“As such this is an accomplishment that should be celebrated and the freedom we enjoy today is something that we should be grateful for.

“As we move into the pre-endemic phase, let us remember our journey in facing the pandemic,” he said.

Meanwhile, DAP secretary-general Anthony Loke said that all should stand united under the Jalur Gemilang on National Day.

“In the spirit of National Day let us stand united under Jalur Gemilang and forget for a moment the political party flags so that we can achieve a bigger agenda for the country’s benefit,” said Loke.

National Day: The celebration’s back at Dataran Merdeka

KUALA LUMPUR: After a two-year hiatus due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the National Day parade is back at Dataran Merdeka.

Thousands of Malaysians have been making their way to Dataran Merdeka here to witness the National Day 2022 celebrations.

LRT stations are full to the brim with Malaysians travelling by public transport to Dataran Merdeka, where the grandstands have been full since 6.45am.

Yang di-Pertuan Agong Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri’ayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billah Shah and Raja Permaisuri Agong Tunku Hajah Azizah Aminah Maimunah Iskandariah arrived at around 7:45am.

Prime Minister Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob and his wife Datin Seri Muhaini Zainal Abidin also arrived at around the same time.

The Jalur Gemilang is expected to be raised at 8.10am followed by the “Malaysian Family Strong Together” theme song and the declaration of the Rukun Negara followed by Various exciting activities.

This National Day 2022 is themed “Malaysian Family Strong Together” and it is being celebrated this Wednesday (Aug 31) from 7am at Dataran Merdeka, where 50,000 visitors are expected to be present.

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