SHAH ALAM, March 27 – Former Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad attended the 2016 Rakyat Congress at the Shah Alam Convention Centre here at about 1.55pm today. The arrival of the veteran politician and wife, Tun Dr Siti Hasmah Mohamad Ali were greeted by the strong 2,000-odd participants who unanimously chanted ‘reformasi’.
There were total of 19 speakers from the various political background took the centre stage to address the crowd. Meanwhile, the climax of the event was when the 90-year-old Dr Mahathir galiantly walked up to the rostrum amid cheers and jeers from the crowd.
Apart from Dr Mahathir, there were also present Pagoh UMNO chief and former Deputy Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin, DAP supremo Lim Kit Siang, former Kedah Menteri Besar Datuk Seri Mukhriz Mahathir Mohamad, Selangor MB Datuk Seri Mohamed Azmin Ali and former law minister, Datuk Zaid Ibrahim.