Home > News > Nation
Sunday May 25, 2014 MYT 10:57:00 PM
Sunday May 25, 2014 MYT 11:01:05 PM
KUALA LUMPUR: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak visited the giant panda pair Fu Wa and Feng Yi, at Zoo Negara here, Sunday.
Najib, who tweeted and posted on his Facebook page a picture of his visit, said giant pandas were considered to be symbols of peace in Chinese culture and were highly revered.
The two Chinese giant pandas are here for 10 years to mark the 40th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic ties between Malaysia and China on May 31.
Loaned through the Malaysia-China Giant Panda International Conservation Agreement programme, the pandas will be quarantined for about one month in a special place in Zoo Negara to enable them to adjust to the new environment.
Tags / Keywords:
Environment, pandas, Fu Wa, Feng Yi, Najib Tun Razak
Najib and Hisham visit giant pandas
Zoo Negara to house pandas
Public can now make reservations to visit Fu Wa, Feng Yi in Zoo Negara
Malaysia to keep baby panda if Fu Wa and Feng Yi successfully mate in Zoo Negara
Najib to announce new names for pandas in June
Perak police: Kuala Sepetang peaceful fishing town, not controlled by mafia
Children of Sosilawati apply for death certificate
'Twister' sends debris swirling through Klang skies
Bukit Beruntung landslide: Bleak Deepavali for families
Sabah cops launch search for missing Italian financial exec
Zahid Hamidi: Illegal gambling centres in Perak suspected of funding some politicians
West Indies in trouble as India suspend future tours
Local telcos announce iPhone 6 and 6 Plus availability
Special Report - U.S. visa programme for crime victims is hit-or-miss prospect
Copyright © 1995-2014 Star Publications (M) Bhd (Co No 10894-D)