PETALING JAYA: It was just anoÂther day at the office for Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak on his 62nd birthday yesterday.
Najib started his day with a surprise birthday wish from his staff at the Prime Ministerâ€™s Office (PMO) who arranged two simple cakes to mark the occasion.
A photograph of the gathering was later posted on Twitter by the PMO with a birthday wish.
Najib later tweeted: â€œI am surprised with the cakes at the office. Thank you for the birthday wishes.â€
A PMO staff member said no special event was scheduled to mark Najibâ€™s birthday.
Netizens took the opportunity to extend their well wishes to Najib via Twitter.
Among them were S. Thiba who tweeted: â€œHappy birthday to our PM YAB DS Najib Razak. May GOD bless you sir with good health.â€
Anson Tai extended his wishes and hoped that Najib remained â€œsteadfast in facing the challenges and trialâ€.
Azrin Datoâ€™ Azizan had a simple wish but included a photograph of a T-shirt with the words â€œNajib My PMâ€.
Also taking the opportunity to wish Najib were Cabinet ministers and Members of Parliament.
Communications and Multimedia Minister Datuk Seri Ahmad Shabery Cheek, in his Twitter account @shaberyc, at 7.20am tweeted: â€œHappy Birthday Datuk Seri Najib! Hope patience and sincerity be the strength in discharging your duties and responsibilities.â€
Defence Minister Datuk Seri Hishammuddin Hussein tweeted: â€œHappy Birthday PM â€˜@FriendsofBN1:â€™ Nobody can split the unity among the races in Msia.â€
Minister in the Prime Ministerâ€™s Department Nancy Shukri wrote, â€œHappy Birthday PM. May Allah bless you with strength and great wisdom to lead the nation.â€
Similar tweets were also posted by Deputy Education Minister Datuk Mary Yap Kain Ching and Ledang Member of Parliament Datuk Hamim Samuri.