KUALA LUMPUR: The Deputy Prime Ministers wife, Datin Paduka Seri Rosmah Mansor, is the new patron of the Badminton Association of Malaysia (BAM).
Rosmah made her first grand appearance yesterday after she was officially invited into the badminton family following an executive meeting at the BAM's office at the Juara Stadium in Bukit Kiara here.
Badminton is a game of the rakyat and I am honoured to be the patron. I, myself, like the game a lot.
I hope there will be cooperation from all parties to make the sport successful, she said.
On who is her favourite Malaysian player, Rosmah said: I am the BAM patron now and I have to be impartial. But I will ensure that the welfare of all players are well taken care of.