Get on Board “Walk For Health 2012”
“Walk For Health 2012” organized by the Ministry of Plantation Industries and Commodities (MPIC) will be held on 29 September 2012 (Saturday), 7.00 am to 12.00 pm, at the front of MPIC Building, Jalan Perdana, Precinct 2, Putrajaya. This event is not a competition but it shaped the concept of leisure and laid-back with its principal activities is walking events. Routes event 5 kilometers starting and finishing in front of MPIC Building, around Jalan Putra Square Premier and (Masjid Putra). This event was in collaboration with the Agency and the Council under the MPIC and support by major companies in the commodity sector.
Walk For Health 2012 was first held in 2011 which is a promotional event in conjunction with the Malaysia International Commodity Conference and Showcase(MICCOS) 2011. This year, it was held in conjunction with “MONTH AS A” which will take place throughout the month of October 2012. Commodities month held to promote the commodity sector covers oil, rubber, timber, cocoa, pepper, kenaf and sago. Among the programs are programs organized conferences, seminars, customers meet today, the exhibition will be held in the country.
Based on the success of the Walk For Health 2011, MPIC will make this event an annual event which aims to deliver information about the commodities sector as well as to convey the message of a healthy lifestyle and to promote nutritional value of food products commodity.
Other activities that will be organized including commodity products exhibition, health screening, blood donation, exhibition by Government Agencies, contests for adults and children, cooking demonstrations and presentations. There are plenty of prizes for lucky draws and special gifts provided to members of the Friends of MICCOS who participated in the event.
Target participation this year was estimated at 5,000 people compared to 3.200 in the year 2011. Entry is free to the public and there is no age limit and set category. The closing date for registration is 15 September 2012 and all participants will be given a kit that can be claimed participants from 24 September 2012 at Level 7, MPIC building. Information and entry forms Walk For Health 2012 are available through the website MICCOS www.miccos.com.my online or contact the secretariat at 03-8887 8340 or 03-8880 3437/3435/3436.
Closing date is 15th September 2012!!
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