MELAKA – Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak flagged off the Gen-Y Resilient Melaka Ride 2017 which was participated by some 2,000 riders at Bandar Hilir here today.
Rain did not prevent the prime minister from mingling with the crowd present and participants of the 5km-ride from Bandar Hilir to Dataran 1Malaysia, Klebang here.
At the event, Najib also signed a plaque congratulating the selection of Melaka as one of the 100 Resilient Cities, which is a recognition of the historical city for its sustainable development practices in combating climate change.
Najib and his wife Datin Seri Rosmah Mansor and Melaka Chief Minister Datuk Seri Idris Haron then boarded an electric bus to join the Gen-Y Green The City Melaka 2017 programme which is expected to draw a crowd of about 100,000 Melaka residents at Dataran 1Malaysia. – BERNAMA