October’s edition of Ipoh Car-Free Day on Sunday marked the 3rd anniversary of the community programme organised by Ipoh City Council, to establish a lower carbon level in the city as well as to encourage the adoption of a healthier lifestyle among its people.
In addition, Ipoh Car-Free Day also fosters environmental awareness, in a bid to achieve Sustainable Development Goals, according to Ipoh City Council Planning Director, Zulqarnain Mohamad. The main theme of this 34th edition of Ipoh Car-Free Day was World Cities Day, with its slogan, “Better City, Better Life”.
Besides the participation of Ipohites and those from surrounding towns, this programme also attracted support of various organisations from both the public and private sectors, such as PUSPANITA, BOMBA, PDRM, Perak State Health Department, KPJ, MICA, Daybreak Association, Ipoh City Watch, Perak State Library, Tun Razak Library and many more.
Among the various activities lined up were free health checks, petting zoo, aerobics, human table football, jogging, cycling and more. Several corporations also came together to provide free food and beverages to visitors. They included McDonald’s, 100 Plus, Nestlé, Ali Café and Hotel Seri Malaysia.
Event: 3rd Anniversary Ipoh Car-Free Day (34th Edition)
Venue: Jalan Raja DiHilir, Ipoh
Date: 28th Oct, 2018 (Sunday)
Time: 7am – 10am
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