KUALA KANGSAR, Nov 11 – The Sultan of Perak Sultan Nazrin Muizzuddin Shah and Raja Permaisuri Perak Tuanku Zara Salim were joined by nearly 7,000 people in the Larian Hari Keputeraan Sultan Nazrin Shah 2018, held at Dataran Pavilion here this morning.
Also participating were their son Raja Azlan Muzaffar Shah; daughter Raja Nazira Safya; Perak Menteri Besar Datuk Seri Ahmad Faizal Azumu; his wife Datin Seri Dr Nomie Ashikin Mohamed Radzi; and state committee chairmen.
The event, which commenced at 6.45am, was part of celebrations to mark the Sultan’s 62nd birthday.
Sultan Nazrin flagged off the run in the 15km, 10km and 7km categories; while the Sultan’s youngest sister, Raja Datuk Seri Yong Sofia, flagged off runners in the VIP category.
Other participants in the run were the Perak football team, which won the Malaysia Cup on Oct 27; and the Perak hockey team, which won the Razak Cup Division One title on Nov 3. © New Straits Times Press (M) Bhd