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Najib makes first stop in Selayang in nationwide tour

KUALA LUMPUR (April 22, 2013): Datuk Seri Najib Abdul Razak today kicked off his nationwide "go down to the grassroots" tour to garner support for the Barisan Nasional (BN) in the May 5 general election.

The Prime Minister's first stop was in Selangor where he met constituents in the Selayang parliamentary constituency at Bandar Baru Selayang this morning.

Najib, who arrived on a special bus, bearing the inspirational phrase "Menepati Janji Membawa Harapan (Promises Fulfilled Giving Hope) was greeted by some 2,000 enthusiastic and cheerful people.

Clad in a dark blue shirt and a white cap, Najib spent about 30 minutes shaking hands and mingling with the crowd before having breakfast with the people at Restoran Rumpun Selera.

The BN candidate for Selayang is Deputy Minister of Finance Datuk Donald Lim Siang Chai and the aspirants for the three state seats -- Datuk Abdul Shukur Idrus (Kuang), Lee Li Yew (Rawang) and Datuk Seri Subahan Kamal (Taman Templer).

Najib, who is also BN chairman, has a tight programme in Selangor today. Later, he proceeded to the neighbouring Gombak parliamentary constituency to meet the electorate there.

Najib, who is also Selangor BN chairman, will also meet the people in Kota Raja, Shah Alam and Subang parliamentary constituencies later today. – Bernama