Penang Yang di-Pertua Negeri Visits 2023 MSAM Carnival

The Yang di-Pertua Negeri of Penang Tun Ahmad Fuzi Abdul Razak visited the 2023 Minggu Saham Amanah Malaysia (MSAM) Carnival at Setia Fontaines, Bertam, Penang today.

He arrived at 5 pm and was greeted by Permodalan Nasional Bhd (PNB) group chairman Raja Tan Sri Arshad Raja Tun Uda, and Penang State Legislative Assembly Speaker Datuk Law Choo Kiang, who accompanied him to visit the exhibition area.

The hour-long visit began with an introduction and briefing session by PNB president and group chief executive Ahmad Zulqarnain Onn.

At the Sime Darby Plantation booth, Ahmad Fuzi was briefed on the latest advanced machinery and technology used to control pests and insects in oil palm plantations. Ahmad Fuzi also spent time mingling and chatted with the staff from 50 exhibitors who were on duty in the carnival.

He also officiated the Jom Stem: Bicara Geo Bersama Persatuan Geologi Malaysia programme at SP Setia Berhad booth, launched the Ikhlas travel takaful plan and zakat (tithe)presentation by Malaysian Industrial Development Finance Bhd (MIDF), and took time to testdrive the bZ4X electric car by Toyota and Hyundai Ioniq 6.

PNB is the main organiser of 2023 MSAM themed 'Bijak Melabur, Santai Berhibur', held overnine days, from Sept 30 to Oct 8. For the first time, the carnival is being held in a hybridformat in line with PNB's aspirations to enhance financial literacy among the people.

Exciting interactive games and activities are available at each exhibition booth, with Science,Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) elements to make this year's MSAM evenmore appealing.