JASIN – The Kuala Lumpur 2017 Torch Run (KL2017) in conjunction with the 29th SEA Games and the 9 th ASEAN Para Games has arrived for a tour of Melaka.
Tangkak District Council president Ezahar Abu Sairin handed over the torch to State Deputy Executive Councillor for Health, Sports and Anti-Drugs, Datuk Ng Choon Koon.
Jasin Municipal Council president Shadan Othman then led the torch run from Laman Belia Sungai Rambai to the Rural Transformation Center (RTC) in Sungai Rambai.
He was joined by some 200 participants over a distance of 2.1 kilometres.
Tomorrow, the torch will be on public display at AEON Shooping Mall, Bandaraya Melaka, Peringgit before taken on the Melaka River Cruise on Sungai Melaka.
The run will continue on Saturday at Dataran Restoran Melayu Melaka, Jalan Tun Mutahir and on Sunday, it willl proceed to Dataran Keris, Alor Gajah.
The torch run will end in Kuala Lumpur on August 19 and thus mark the start of the SEA Games. – BERNAMA