KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 13 2012 (Bernama) -- Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak tonight attended a "Merdekaraya" celebration organised by Selangor Barisan Nasional (BN) Wanita at the Finas Vuilding in Ulu Klang here.
The arrival of Najib, who is also Selangor BN chairman, was welcomed by than a 1,000 guests from various races.
Also present was Minister of Agriculture and Agro-based Industry Datuk Seri Noh Omar, who is also Selangor BN deputy chief, Deputy Minister of Information, Communications and Culture Datuk Maglin D'Cruz, PPP president Datuk M Kayveas and BN Wanita chief, Datuk Seri Shahrizat Jalil.
The Prime Minister in a brief speech said the success of the joyous occasion showed Wanita BN's preparedness for the coming general election.
"In this celebration, I can see the readiness of the people to work hard and struggle to ensure a big win for BN.
"I am confident and believe that under the central and state women leadership, our desire to win big in the election will become a reality," he said.
The event was filled with various presentations such as patriotic songs in conjunction with the Merdeka Day celebration as well as cultural display of the various races by local artistes.