Special event marks MMPB’s first anniversary

Syazwani Hj Rosli

The Malam Minggu Pusat Belia (MMPB) celebrated its first year anniversary at a special event with a number of activities as part of the opening of the New Year 2020 last night.

Minister of Health Dato Seri Setia Dr Haji Mohd Isham bin Haji Jaafar, in his capacity as the Acting Minister of Culture, Youth and Sports, was the guest of honour.

Legislative Council members Yang Berhormat Iswandy bin Ahmad and Yang Berhormat Khairunnisa binti Haji Ash’ari were also present.

The event began with a remark from Chairman of MMPB 2020 Abdul Shafiq Azim bin Haji Julkepli followed by an MMPB song and sketch performance. It proceeded with the presentation of awards for the Belia Kreatif Seni Berpotensi and Belia Kreatif Innovasi Terbaik by the guest of honour.

The guest of honour also presented certificates to the organiser of the Creative Industry Event and Creative Youth Entrepreneurs for 2019.

The event continued with a cake-cutting and group photo session.

The guest of honour also visited the MMPB activity booths.

The event was enlivened with stage performances and activities by the local artistes.

MMPB is a platform designed to bring together youth in showcasing and promoting homegrown creative talent and products as well as to promote community engagement apart from helping to reduce unemployment issue among the youth.

Minister of Health Dato Seri Setia Dr Haji Mohd Isham bin Haji Jaafar in his capacity as the Acting Minister of Culture, Youth and Sports, Legislative Council members Yang Berhormat Iswandy bin Ahmad and Yang Berhormat Khairunnisa binti Haji Ash’ari, and other officials during the cake-cutting ceremony to celebrate Malam Minggu Pusat Belia’s (MMPB) first year anniversary
Minister of Health Dato Seri Setia Dr Haji Mohd Isham bin Haji Jaafar in his capacity as the Acting Minister of Culture, Youth and Sports; Legislative Council members Yang Berhormat Iswandy bin Ahmad and Yang Berhormat Khairunnisa binti Haji Ash’ari; senior officials; and Chairman of MMPB 2020 Abdul Shafiq Azim bin Haji Julkepli in a group photo. PHOTOS: BAHYIAH BAKIR
Performers during the event