To all Malaysians, I would like to wish you a very happy 53rd independence day. 31st August 2010. May our country will continue to prosper and all of us will continue to live in perfect harmony.
Date : 31st August 2010
Time start : 7.30 AM
Location : Stadium Putra, Bukit Jalil
This year, the Merdeka Day Celebration and Parade will be held at the Stadium Putra, National Sports Complex, Bukit Jalil. The celebration is held every year to celebrate the birth of Malaysia, which gained its independence on 31 August 1957.
The chief guest of honour will be the Yang Di Pertuan Agong Tuanku Mizan and his consort. Also attending will the Cabinet ministers, lead by the Prime Minister himself. The celebratione will start at 7am, and the event will be televised live on TV1 and TV3. This year, the celebration will focus and honour the sacrifices made by the men and women in the security forces. There will be a special 60-minute performance by over 1500 security personnel showcasing the value of patriotism and the spirit of independence.
Since 31 August is a public holiday, do come down and join in this joyful event as we celebrate our 53rd Independence.