KUALA LUMPUR – More than 2,000 cyclists went on a ride for the ‘Ride For Peace’ event here today to promote the spirit of unity and peace.
The Body Shop Malaysia managing director Datin Mina Cheah-Foong said the seven kilometre-cycling programme was held in conjunction with the International Day of Peace, which fell on Sept 21.
“This programme helps to promote racial harmony, as well as enhance families ties and among the society,” she told reporters here today.
The programme was organised with the cooperation of Kuala Lumpur City Hall (DBKL) under the ‘KL Car Free Morning’, which is held twice a month, on the first and third Sunday of every month.
The participants were flagged-off by KL Car Free Morning Committee chairman Datuk Naim Mohamad at about 6 am.
Some of them were also seen exercising, as well as using the skateboard or roller board in the city. Some are also seen enjoying horse carriage ride provided by DBKL. – BERNAMA