PEKAN, April 13 (Bernama) — Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak is set to officiate the Youth of Pekan Carnival 2012 (YO! PEKAN’ 12) organised by the Pekan Youth Council on May 12, in conjunction with Youth Day next month.
Its chairman, Mohammad Shahid Ismail said, the carnival aims to foster closer relationships among youths, especially in the Pekan parliamentary constituency.
“We estimate some 10,000 youths will attend the three-day carnival from May 10 to 13 at Dataran Pekan.
“A variety of activities await visitors and the first 10,000 participants will get free T-shirts. Participation is free,” he said at a news conference on the carnival here today.
Mohamad Shahid said the activities include a futsal, basketball and tug of war competition, Superstar Pekan singing contest and Pekan Explorace with a total of RM80,000 in prizes up for grabs.
For enquiries on the carnival, the public can contact Mohammad Shahid at 09-4426445 or visit the Youth of Pekan Carnival 2012 Facebook page.
Source : Bernama