KUALA LUMPUR – Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak and thousands of Muslims thronged Dataran Merdeka here tonight for the ‘Pray For Malaysia’ event in conjunction with the 2016 National Day and Malaysia Day celebrations.
Najib who was attired in a white robe and ‘kopiah'(white skull cap) arrived at 8.30pm and ‘was greeted by Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Ahmad Zahid Hamidi.
Also present were Communications and Multimedia Minister Datuk Seri Dr Salleh Said Keruak, Federal Territories Minister Datuk Seri Tengku Adnan Tengku Mansor and Minister in the Prime Minister Department Datuk Seri Jamil Khir Baharom.
The programme which entered its third year and co-organised by the Communications and Multimedia Ministry, Radio Televisyen Malaysia (RTM), Kuala Lumpur City Hall is the opening event in conjunction with the National Day and Malaysia Day celebrations.
The programme which was also aired ‘live’ by RTM channel and Nasional fm began with the Isha prayers followed by a solat Hajat (special prayers) led by Federal Territory Mufti Datuk Dr Zulkifli Mohamad Al Bakri. – BERNAMA