Mayor cutting a durian cake to celebrate last month's 34th Ipoh City Anniversary

Ipoh Car-Free Day – A Cleaner, Greener & Smarter Lifestyle

The 3rd Ipoh Car-Free Day since our country entered the endemic phase, or the 52nd edition since its implementation was special.

North Kuching City Commission (DBKU) delegation
North Kuching City Commission (DBKU) delegation

This morning’s event was graced by participants from the North Kuching City Commission (DBKU) who came to Ipoh on a network-cum-study tour, exchanging ideas with the Ipoh City Council. The delegation was led by two deputy directors, divisional heads and 26 representatives from various department units.

fun ride
Ipoh City Mayor YBhg. Dato’ Rumaizi Baharin flags off a fun ride
leisure cycling
leisure cycling

The monthly Ipoh Car-Free Day held every fourth Sunday of the month, takes place within a total distance of 3 kilometres in Greentown, Ipoh, that involves the closure of Jalan Sultan Abdul Jalil and Persiaran Bandaraya.

the DBKU delegation participates in Zumba
the DBKU delegation participates in Zumba
upcycling plastics
upcycling plastics

With the slogan, A Cleaner, Greener & Smarter Lifestyle, the programme aims to raise awareness among the community on the importance of caring for the environment. It is hoped that Ipohites will practise a green and low-carbon lifestyle.

children's colouring activity
children’s colouring activity
drug awareness campaign
drug awareness campaign

Today’s theme was International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking, which is a day observed around the world annually on 26th June. Also, World Environment Day on 5th June is also very much in line with the objective of Ipoh Car-Free Day.

Mayor cutting a durian cake to celebrate last month's 34th Ipoh City Anniversary
Mayor cutting a durian cake to celebrate last month’s 34th Ipoh City Anniversary
cake in the shape of a durian baked using durian kampung
cake in the shape of a durian baked using durian kampung

Among the activities this morning were leisure cycling and free dental check-up, kicked off by the cutting of a “durian cake” by Ipoh City Mayor YBhg. Dato’ Rumaizi Baharin. The cake in the shape of a durian and baked using durian kampung, as well as the durian buffet, was jointly sponsored by the Perak Food Tourism Association (PFTA) and Adventure360.

durian cake jointly sponsored by the Perak Food Tourism Association (PFTA) and Adventure360
durian cake jointly sponsored by the Perak Food Tourism Association (PFTA) and Adventure360
durian buffet
durian buffet

The Ipoh City Council aspires to make Ipoh a Low Carbon City by 2030. Participants were reminded to adhere to the Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) post-COVID-19 pandemic, as outlined by the National Security Council.

mobile dental clinic
mobile dental clinic
tooth mascot
tooth mascot

Event: Ipoh Car-Free Day – A Cleaner, Greener & Smarter Lifestyle
Venue: Greentown, Ipoh
Date: 26th June, 2022
Time: 7am – 10am

street football
street football

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