KUCHING: Patriotism is in the air as celebration of National Day on August 31, 2022 gets underway. To show their patriotic spirit, celebrants are encouraged to wave and hoist the nation’s glorious Jalung Gemilang.
For that, the Mukah Information Department and the Mukah Parliamentary Service Centre recently held a 2022 Jalur Gemilang Flying Campaign Programme around Mukah Town.
The programme was also attended by the Deputy Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department for Sabah and Sarawak Affairs who is also Mukah Member of Parliament Datuk Hanifah Hajar Taib.
She was seen together with the staff of the Mukah Information Department handing out glorious ribbons to all the residents of Pekan Mukah to fuel the spirit of National Day.
According to Mukah District Information Officer Syahrulizan Madian, as many as 1000 Jalur Gemilang were distributed in the programme to all communities in Mukah.
“Our main objective is for the general public to be able to fly the Jalur Gemilang and make it a national month for all to unite and build a greater nation.
“Besides being able to live in a Malaysian family that helps each other,” he said when contacted by Suara Sarawak.
Earlier on 1 July 2022 the Minister of Communications and Multimedia, Tan Sri Datuk Seri Annuar Musa announced that the theme of National Day and Malaysia Day in 2022 is “Malaysian Family Strong Together”
The National Flag Flying Campaign was officially launched in Putrajaya on 30 July.
The word ‘Malaysian Family’ means that all the people throughout the state are together with the government in creating a society that lives in peace and unity in inclusion, togetherness and gratitude.
While ‘Teguh Bersama’ means strength and unity achieved collectively and sustainably.
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