According to Datuk Seri Mohamed Mentek, Secretary-General of the Ministry of Communication and Multimedia, 85 percent of the preparations for the 2021 Malaysia Day celebration will take place on September 16 in Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, have been completed. (Photo)
He said the celebration would be held by the National Security Council (MKN) and the Ministry of Health (MH) under strict Standard Operating Instructions (SOPs) to limit the spread of COVID-19.
In an interview with RTM Selamat Pagi Malaysia, he said: “This celebration will be similar to last year’s celebrations without physical attendance as physical attendance is limited to 63 people, including the Prime Minister and the Governor of Sabah. They are included. “” Program of the day.
Mohammed, who is also chairman of the organizing committee for Malaysia’s National Day celebrations (HKHM) 2021, said the commission had taken into account the current spike in Covid-19 cases in Sabah and that early steps had been taken to prevent the spread of the coronavirus. . . .
“Anyone physically present at the ceremony must be fully vaccinated and tested for a Covid-19 test three days before the festival rehearsal. The Sabah government provides facilities for tampon testing,” he said.
In another TV3 interview for Harry Ini from Malaysia, Mohammed said Prehtin’s Malaysia theme would continue this year in line with the ongoing fight against Covid-19 and efforts to revive the aspirations of Malaysian families. looted by Prime Minister Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yakub.
“As a big happy family, we will certainly expand our support, commitment and care for our family. With such a commitment, God willing, we can win the war against this pandemic,” he said.
Mohammed said Malaysia Day celebrations would be held in other states on the peninsula, as recommended by the Minister of Communications and Multimedia, Tan Sri Anwar Musa.
He said the celebration was also coupled with various celebrations and activities, including a virtual poetry reading competition, a Malaysia TikTok Joget competition, and a children’s storytelling competition.