ALOR SETAR – More than 500,000 visitors thronged an exposition, known as ‘Ekspo Muafakat Kedah’, since Feb 24 surpassing the target of 400,000 people.
Menteri Besar Datuk Seri Ahmad Bashah Md Hanipah said the visitors came to the expo to see for themselves the exhibition that showcased all plans and development by the state government in the past, present and future.
“They have come with families, friends and relatives from as far as Chuping in Perlis until Melaka,” he said in his speech at the closing ceremony of the expo by Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak at the Darul Aman Stadium here today.
Also present was the wife of the prime minister, Datin Seri Rosmah Mansor.
Education Minister Datuk Seri Mahdzir Khalid and Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department Datuk Seri Jamil Khir Baharom also attended the closing ceremony. – BERNAMA