Najib to open Umno general assembly


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  • Thursday, 01 Dec 2016

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 2 KUALA LUMPUR- 2016 UMNO General Assembly at Putra World Trade Centre (PWTC) at 0800 (0000 GMT) KUALA LUMPUR- Deputy Prime Minister and UMNO Vice President Ahmad Zahid Hamidi holds a press conference with UMNO Vice President Hishammuddin Tun Hussein at Bilik Melur, Level 4, PWTC at 1145 (0345 GMT) KUALA LUMPUR- UEM Edgenta Bhd press conference after extraordinary general meeting, Annex 1, Ground Floor, Menara Korporat, Persada PLUS, Persimpangan Bertingkat Subang KM15, Lebuhraya Baru Lembah Klang, Petaling Jaya, Selangor at 1045 (0245 GMT)

KUALA LUMPUR: Prime Minister and party president Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak will open the 2016 Umno general assembly, which begins Thursday at Dewan Merdeka, Putra World Trade Centre (PWTC), here.

According to tradition, the assembly starts with a parade and the hoisting of the Jalur Gemilang and the Umno flag, Sang Saka Bangsa.

This will be followed by the singing of Negaraku, party song Bersatu, Bersedia, Berkhidmat and the three songs of the Wanita, Youth and Puteri wings at Plaza Merdeka, before the event moves to Dewan Merdeka.    

Najib will then deliver his presidential policy speech before 2,762 delegates.  

Before the policy speech, a financial and membership report will be tabled by treasurer Datuk Seri Dr Salleh Said Keruak and party secretary-general Datuk Seri Tengku Adnan Tengku Mansor.  

The five-day assembly began from Tuesday.  - Bernama 


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