petikan BERNAMA 4 Ogos 2006
KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 4 (Bernama) -- Popular singer and composer M. Nasir has been appointed the 2006 Jalur Gemilang Merdeka Expedition ambassador.
Deputy Information Minister Datuk Ahmad Zahid Hamidi said Nasir would take part in the nationwide expedition organised by the Information Department and the Superbikes Associations of Malaysia from Aug 17 to 31.
The singer was chosen at a meeting attended by the deputy minister's representative, the department and the association, Ahmad Zahid said in a statement Friday.
Zahid, who is also the chairman of the Campaign to Wave Jalur Gemilang 2006, said the expedition would be flagged off at Kuala Terengganu and end in Kuching on National Day.
The Jalur Gemilang is the national flag.