About Careers MedBlog Contact us
Medindia LOGIN REGISTER
Advertisement

Malaysia is the Venue for the Largest Outdoor Reading Event

by Kathy Jones on June 28, 2010 at 11:30 PM
Font : A-A+

 Malaysia is the Venue for the Largest Outdoor Reading Event

It is being reported that thousands of people across Selangor participated in a record-breaking reading event at Taman Tasik Shah Alam. This is the largest outdoor reading event in Malaysia.

As many as 14,718 participants from all spheres of life gathered around the lake for an hour-long reading session.

Advertisement

The 'Knowledge Day,' organised by the Selangor Public Library Corporation to promote the culture of reading among the people, received recognition by the Malaysia Book of Records as the largest outdoor reading event in the country.

The Sultan of Selangor, Sultan Sharafuddin Idris Shah, who was the guest of honour at the event. He took a boat ride around the lake to witness the event.
Advertisement

Sultan Sharafuddin, in his speech, said it was important to read to increase knowledge about the world.

"We should not regard libraries as dreary places, but instead appreciate all the collections in a library as they are valuable treasures," the Star Online quoted Sultan Sharafuddin as saying.

"People should also read more informative material instead of reading about gossip and entertainment," he added.

Sultan Sharafuddin asked parents to encourage their children to master various languages especially English, which is regarded as a global language but at the same time not ignore Bahasa Malaysia.

Source: ANI
Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement
This site uses cookies to deliver our services.By using our site, you acknowledge that you have read and understand our Cookie Policy, Privacy Policy, and our Terms of Use  Ok, Got it. Close
×

Malaysia is the Venue for the Largest Outdoor Reading Event Personalised Printable Document (PDF)

Please complete this form and we'll send you a personalised information that is requested

You may use this for your own reference or forward it to your friends.

Please use the information prudently. If you are not a medical doctor please remember to consult your healthcare provider as this information is not a substitute for professional advice.

Name *

Email Address *

Country *

Areas of Interests