Weatherman forecasts sunny skies for National Day parade


PUTRAJAYA: Putrajaya is expected to be rain-free during the National Day 2018 celebration this Friday.

According to the Malaysian Meteorological Department website, temperature on that day is expected to range from 24 degrees Celsius to 33 degree Celsius.

About 300,000 people are expected to witness the parade in conjunction with the celebration which is scheduled to start at 8am.

The Federal administrative capital was chosen as the location for this year’s National Day celebration themed 'Sayangi Malaysiaku' (Love Our Malaysia), in symbolising the new Pakatan Harapan (PH) government's administration of the country.

Yang di-Pertuan Agong Sultan Muhammad V is scheduled to grace the auspicious event. Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad and Cabinet ministers are also scheduled to attend. — BERNAMA © New Straits Times Press (M) Bhd