Ministries and departments are required to send representatives to attend the National Day 2023 Prime Minister’s Mission
PUTRAJAYA: All ministries and government departments are required to send as many representatives as possible to attend the Prime Minister’s Mandate in conjunction with National Day 2023, delivered by Prime Minister Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim, here tomorrow.
Chief Secretary Tan Sri Mohd Zuki Ali said he expects more than 5,000 people to attend the Prime Minister’s Credentials ceremony, which will take place at the Putrajaya International Convention Center (PICC) here, at 2pm.
He said civil servants who came from far away were also advised to join in celebrating National Day 2023 this Thursday.
“For those who have come from far away, maybe they can travel a day or two more to attend the National Day Prime Minister’s Mandate ceremony tomorrow, as well as the National Day celebration which will also be held in Putrajaya on August 31, 2023,” he said.
Mohd Zuki said this while speaking at the Malaysian Government Members Welfare and Sports Council Awards Night (Maksak) here today, which was also attended by Director General of Public Services Datuk Dr Zulkapli Mohamed.
Meanwhile, he wants civil servants to translate the spirit of patriotism through actions such as at work or in the sports training they represent.
“If possible, spread the name of our country on the international stage, so that the world knows that Malaysia is now ready to become a developed, brave and advanced country in various fields,” he said.
Citing the true story of Malbatt in 1993 which is now being filmed with the title MALBATT: BAKARA MISSION, Mohd Zuki said the lesson of the true story shows that all civil servants need to grasp the spirit of patriotism firmly and firmly in their hearts.
He said the film MALBATT: BAKARA MISSION, shows how the soldiers of the 19th Regiment of the Royal Malay Soldiers (RAMD) Mechanized from the Malaysian Battalion, rescued the United States soldiers who were trapped in Bakara Market, Mogadishu, the capital of Somalia, in an incident dubbed Black Hawk Down. in world military history in 1993.
“In this MALBATT mission which was originally intended to monitor the ceasefire under the banner of the United Nations (UN), the Malaysian Battalion was ordered in a suicide mission to rescue 70 US Ranger and Delta Force soldiers of the United States (US), who were trapped resulting in the loss of one of our soldiers’ lives, while dozens more were seriously injured.
“Through the success of this mission, in which our troops managed to remove the US troops from the threat of the enemy after six hours of fighting, the world has started to recognize Malaysia because of the bravery and bravery of our 70 soldiers in Somalia,” he said.
Mohd Zuki also ordered that government buildings and government quarters, to fly the Jalur Gemilang in conjunction with the Independence Day celebration.
“It is true that the spirit of patriotism cannot be measured through the waving of the flag alone, but we must remember that it is through the waving of the flag that we can express our love for this country,” he said.
The National Day 2023 celebration with the theme ‘Malaysia MADANI: Unity Determined, Fulfilling Hope’ will take place in Putrajaya on 31 August.
This is the fifth time Putrajaya has been the location of the National Day celebration. Putrajaya has hosted in 2003, 2005, 2018 and 2019.