The 62nd National Day Celebration of Kedah Darul Aman was celebrated with a lively and colorful celebration at the Dataran Medan Bandar here as early as 7am when about 10,000 visitors were present with high patriotic spirit.
The celebration started just after the arrival of the Sultan of Kedah, KDYMM Al Aminul Karim Sultan Sallehuddin Ibni Al Marhum Sultan Badlishah and KDYMM Sultanah Maliha Binti Al Marhum Tunku Ariff.
Also present were Raja Muda Kedah, DYTM Tengku Sarafudin Badlishah Sultan Sallehuddin and Raja Puan Muda Kedah, DYTM Che Puan Zaheeda Mohamad Ariff and other royal relatives.
Also present were the Chief Minister, YAB Dato’ Seri Haji Mukhriz Tun Mahathir and his wife, YABhg Datin Seri Norzieta Zakaria and Members of the State Government Council.
Also present was Dato’ Fouzi Bin Ali, General Manager of the Muda Agricultural Development Authority (MADA).
The event featured 108 contingents of 5,000 participants from various agencies including government and private agencies, non-governmental organizations (NGOs), uniformed teams, universities and schools in the state.
Meanwhile, MADA is also excited to take part in a parade led by Mr Ab @ Abdul Jelani Bin Bisri.