UMNO YOUTH FAIR TO OF­FER 7,500 JOBS

Re­cruiters to con­duct in­ter­views at job fair at Bukit Jalil Sta­dium on May 10-11

New Straits Times - - News -

JUNE MOH

KUALA LUMPUR news@nst.com.my

MORE than 7,500 jobs will be avail­able for job seek­ers at the up­com­ing Umno 71st an­niver­sary cel­e­bra­tion at Bukit Jalil Sta­dium on May 10-11.

Umno ex­ec­u­tive sec­re­tary Datuk Seri Ab Rauf Yu­soh said job seek­ers could ap­ply for the jobs at the job fair, which was part of the party’s cel­e­bra­tion.

“Youth and grad­u­ates are en­cour­aged to bring doc­u­ments to ap­ply for jobs. Re­cruiters will con­duct onsite job in­ter­views.

“The fair is han­dled by Umno Youth, which has iden­ti­fied in­dus­tries that are hir­ing,” he said af­ter a meet­ing on fi­nal prepa­ra­tions for the cel­e­bra­tion with stake­hold­ers of Me­dia Prima Bhd (MPB), the of­fi­cial me­dia part­ner, at Balai Berita here yes­ter­day.

On the Umno flag run, Rauf said the event was in the sec­ond phase as par­tic­i­pants from Ke­lan­tan, Jo­hor, Kedah, Perlis and Sabah were head­ing to­wards the cen­tral re­gion.

“The re­lay run has re­ceived over­whelm­ing sup­port since it be­gan on May 1. All flag run con­voys are ex­pected to con­verge at Bukit Jalil Sta­dium on May 11.”

He said the “WOW Car­ni­val” by MPB and food trucks run by small- and medium-sized en­ter­prises would be avail­able at the sta­dium grounds.

“There will also be per­for­mances

The Sang Saka Bangsa flag will make its way to Tasek Gel­u­gor, Per­matang Pauh, Bukit Mer­ta­jam and Batu Kawan be­fore end­ing in Ni­bong Te­bal, where it will be pre­sented to Perak Umno.

In Keningau, the Sabah Umno flag run had a slight de­lay in com­plet­ing by lo­cal artistes on May 10, and more than 40 food trucks will be there.”

Rauf said lucky draw prizes worth al­most RM1 mil­lion, in­clud­ing six Pro­ton cars and 10 mo­tor­cy­cles, would be given away on May 11 to Umno mem­bers who were reg­is­tered vot­ers and had signed up for the cel­e­bra­tion.

“To qual­ify for the lucky draw, mem­bers must reg­is­ter for the event through the Malaysi­a4all mo­bile ap­pli­ca­tion or web­site be­fore noon on May 10.

“We have re­ceived more than 25,000 reg­is­tra­tions. Par­tic­i­pants must be pre­sent on Umno Day to re­ceive prizes.

“We have also pre­pared park­ing their con­voy in the in­te­rior as par­tic­i­pants helped mo­torists in­volved in a car ac­ci­dent.

Expedition leader Faez Nordin said the in­ci­dent oc­curred when they were en route to Keningau from Pen­sian­gan.

“The ac­ci­dent hap­pened in spots for jour­nal­ists cov­er­ing the event.”

Pre­sent at the meet­ing were MPB group man­ag­ing di­rec­tor Datuk Seri Am­rin Awalud­din, New Straits Times Press (Malaysia) Bhd chief ex­ec­u­tive of­fi­cer Datuk Ab­dul Jalil Hamid; MPB News and Cur­rent Af­fairs, Tele­vi­sion Net­works group man­ag­ing edi­tor Datuk Seri Mohd Ashraf Abdullah, New Straits Times group edi­tor Yushaimi Ya­haya; Berita Har­ian group edi­tor Datuk Mah­far Ali and his deputy, Datuk Badrul­hisham Oth­man.

Umno’s 71st an­niver­sary will be the largest cel­e­bra­tion in the party’s his­tory, with 120,000 mem­bers ex­pected to at­tend. front of the con­voy. Some of us stopped to call an am­bu­lance, help mo­torists and di­rect traf­fic,” he said, adding that the vic­tims, in­clud­ing an in­fant, were not hurt.

Ear­lier in Pen­sian­gan, Umno mem­bers were wel­comed by lo­cal

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PIC BY DA­NIAL SAAD

Kedah Menteri Be­sar Datuk Seri Ahmad Bashah Md Ha­ni­pah (third from right), who is also Kedah Umno li­ai­son com­mit­tee chair­man, hand­ing over the Umno flag to Pe­nang Umno li­ai­son com­mit­tee deputy chair­man Datuk Seri Reezal Mer­i­can Naina Mer­i­can (sec­ond from right) dur­ing the start of the Pe­nang leg of the Umno flag run in Kepala Batas yes­ter­day.

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