In conjunction with the birthday of His Majesty SPB Yang Di-Pertuan Agong this year, the Consulate General of Malaysia in Mumbai had organised a brunch reception for the Malaysian community in Mumbai on Saturday, 6 June 2009.
Dressed in ‘smart casual’ clothes, the Malaysians consisting of the Consul General of Malaysia in Mumbai himself, Mr. Wan Zaidi Wan Abdullah, and his wife Mrs. Zuhaila Abd Latif, staff from the Consulate General’s Office and those working in Mumbai gathered at A’La Mode Banquets, Juhu, Mumbai, India to join hands in the celebration. Their family members were also invited.
At about 11.45 am, emceed by the Personal Assistant to the Consul General, Mrs. Waheedabi Abdul Karim, the guests were invited to stand and sing the national anthem ‘Negaraku’. Subsequently, the Consul General of Malaysia in Mumbai, Mr. Wan Zaidi Wan Abdullah was invited to officiate the reception and to give the opening speech. In the speech, he expressed his gratitude and thanked all guests for coming to the event. He then highlighted the benefits and the importance of keeping close contacts between the Malaysians in Mumbai and also notified the list of activities carried out by the PERWAKILAN MUMBAI for the ladies especially as well as for the children. The Consul General ended the speech by saying out loudly “Daulat Tuanku! Daulat Tuanku! Daulat Tuanku!”.
Guests were then invited to enjoy the buffet served by A’ La Mode Banquets and the desserts brought by some of the members of PERWAKILAN MUMBAI. The reception ended at about 2.30 p.m.
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