PUTRAJAYA, Aug 17 (Bernama) — Datuk Seri Najib Razak today chose the official attire for the country’s 54th Independence Day celebration with has been postponed to Sept 16, which is also Malaysia Day.
The separate attire for men and women were chosen from three designs each created by the Malaysian Handicraft Development Corporation, which were showed off by models to the prime minister.
Also present were Deputy Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin, Information Communication and Culture Minister Datuk Seri Dr Rais Yatim, several other cabinet ministers and Chief Secretary to the Government Tan Sri Mohd Sidek Hassan.
Rais later told reporters that the prime minister was attracted to all the designs displayed which combined the basic national colours of red, white and blue but had to chose the ones which would really suit the auspicious occasion this year.
He hoped the attire to be won by the cabinet ministers for this Merdeka celebration would attract the interest of the public to purchase them after Sept 16.
Source : Bernama