KUALA LUMPUR – In conjunction with the Chinese New Year to be celebrated by the Chinese community this Feb 19, Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak will distribute free ‘angpau’ (red packets) via his ‘Ah Jib Gor’ Facebook account from today.
“The Chinese New Year celebration is coming soon, we will distribute free special edition of the ‘Ah Jib Gor’ red packets to fans,” he said in a Mandarin language statement released via the Facebook account.
According to “Ah Jib Gor” Facebook website, fans only needed to press “Like” on it and fill in personal details such as home address, full name and telephone number via the link:
The red packets display the caricature of Najib donning a Chinese traditional attire and the cartoon caricature of a goat with the words, “Happy Chinese New Year” printed in gold colour.
Every packet contains ten pieces of envelope and will be distributed while stocks last, it said.
The Chinse community will celebrate the Year of the Goat on Feb 19.
“Ah Jib Gor” the prime minister’s Mandarin language facdbook was set up since Jan 16 2012 as one more platform to get closer to the people via social websites.
In Mandarin, “Ah Jib Gor” means “Abang Najib” or elder brother Najib and the Facebook account provides another forum to Mandarin speaking social media users. – BERNAMA