Ipoh City Mayor Dato’ Ahmad Suaidi Abdul Rahim places his signature on the Malaysian flag

Ipoh City Mayor Dato’ Ahmad Suaidi Abdul Rahim places his signature on the Malaysian flag

Approximately 7,000 residents from Ipoh and neighbouring towns participated in the 43rd edition of Ipoh Car-Free Day on Sunday, with a Merdeka theme, in conjunction with the National Day celebration on 31st August.

The motto was: Sayangi Malaysiaku, Malaysia Bersih.

children dressed in creative flag costumes

children dressed in creative flag costumes

kids colourful parade

kids colourful parade

Among the participants at Ipoh Car-Free Day were Perak Menteri Besar Dato’ Seri Ahmad Faizal bin Azumu and Ipoh City Mayor Dato’ Ahmad Suaidi Abdul Rahim.

fun bike flag off by Ipoh City Mayor Dato’ Ahmad Suaidi

fun bike flag off by Ipoh City Mayor Dato’ Ahmad Suaidi

Ipoh Car-Free Day

Ipoh Car-Free Day

This monthly programme does not only aim to achieve the objective of Ipoh as a low carbon city, but also improves the happiness index among citizens and promotes awareness of the environment, health, safety, history, as well as its heritage.

Perak Menteri Besar Dato' Seri Ahmad Faizal bin Azumu in red t-shirt

Perak Menteri Besar Dato’ Seri Ahmad Faizal bin Azumu in red t-shirt

cycling to better health

cycling to better health

Additionally, it is a platform for the City Council to achieve Sustainable Development Goals.

The programme attracted visitors to participate in activities offered by various government and non-governmental organisations.

taekwondo demonstration

taekwondo demonstration

marching

marching

Event: Ipoh Car-Free Day: Merdeka Edition (2019)
Venue: Jalan Raja Dihilir, Ipoh
Date: 25th August, 2019 (Sunday)
Time: 7am – 10am

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