ALOR SETAR, July 28 (Bernama) — Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak arrived at the Sultan Abdul Halim Airport here for a one-day visit to the state.
Najib, accompanied by his wife Datin Seri Rosmah Mansor, and an entourage that includes Home Minister Datuk Seri Hishammuddin Tun Hussein arrived at 9.30am and were greeted on arrival by Menteri Besar Datuk Seri Azizan Abdul Razak, Kedah Umno Liaison Chief Datuk Ahmad Bashah Md Hanipah and Deputy Kedah Umno Liaison Chief Datuk Mukhriz Tun Dr Mahathir as well as leaders of BN component parties.
His itinerary began with a briefing on the construction of the RM1.2 million federal-funded Ar-Rahman Mosque at Taman Wira here.
He will later go for a walkabout at Taman Wira Mergong and Taman Wira Farmer’s market in front of the mosque and attend a meet-the-people session at Sekolah Menengah Jenis Kebangsaan Keat Hwa 1 and officiate at the school’s 100th anniversary.
He is scheduled to attend a feast with the people in Guar Chempedak around noon, a 1Malaysia Youth Gathering at the Pendang Mini Stadium in the afternoon and later meet his Facebook friend under the “Let’s Meet, Let’s Get Connected” programme.
Tonight, he is scheduled to attend a dinner with the people.
Meanwhile, Rosmah will visit the Pusat Anak Permata Negara at Desa Keda in Pokok Sena before joining the prime minister for the rest of the day.
Source : Bernama