Following the success of Car-Free Day in Ipoh, Kuala Kangsar became the fourth district in Perak to hold its Car-Free Day and October 8 witnessed Kuala Kangsar’s very first Car-Free Day.
Officiating the event was none other than the state exco of Art, Culture, Tourism, Multimedia and Communication, Dato’ Nolee Ashilin together with YDP of Kuala Kangsar Shahrom Abd Malik, ADUN for Bukit Chandan, YB Maslin and ADUN for Manong, YB KamilShafie.
“We can see how Kuala Kangsar Road has the potential to be the next tourist spot. Just take a look at the old and unique buildings around. Both local and international tourists will definitely dig this place,” said Nolee who also officiated the 3rd Basketball Tournament and Mural-painting activity.
As for YDP Shahrom, he believes that the Car-Free Day will be the start of greater things for Kuala Kangsar, “This is part of our initiative to encourage the locals to use less motorised vehicles and start taking care of their atmosphere,” added Shahrom.