Prime Minister Tun Dr M celebrates the Chinese New Year together with cabinet ministers

KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 6 — Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad, his wife Tun Dr Siti Hasmah Mohamad Ali and several Cabinet ministers today attended and celebrated together the Chinese New Year at an `open house’ hosted by Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng and the National Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Malaysia (NCCIM) here.

Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail, her husband Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim, the PKR president, and Home Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin also attended the open house, besides China’s Ambassador to Malaysia, Bai Tian, the British High Commissioner to Malaysia, Vicki Treadell, and hundreds of people from the various communities attended the open house which began at about 10am today.

Dr Mahathir, Dr Siti Hasmah and the other guests participated in the traditional tossing of the ‘yee sang’ salad that symbolises good fortune, prosperity and all things profitable.

Lim, in a speech, said inter-racial goodwill was the character promoted by the Pakatan Harapan (PH) government led by Dr Mahathir.

“I am confident that the unity of the people can help us achieve sustainable economic development.

“Let us show that Malaysians can rise again so that the country can be known as an Asian economic tiger,” he was quoted as saying by Bernama.

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