IFLA WLIC 2018 OPENING CEREMONY

Plenary Hall
August 25 2018 Saturday
10.30am-12.00pm

The Opening Ceremony will reflect IFLA’s WLIC 2018 theme “Transform libraries: Transform societies” in the context of Malaysia.

Programme Outline:

• Welcome Remarks by Dato’ Nafisah Ahmad, Malaysia National Committee, Director General National Library of Malaysia & President Librarian Association of Malaysia
• Welcome Address by Tan Sri Haji Mhd Amin Nordin bin Abd Aziz, The Mayor of Kuala Lumpur
• Opening Speech by Gloria Pérez-Salmerón, IFLA President
• Speech by Gerald Leitner, IFLA Secretary General
• Speech by The Hon. Mohamaddin Ketapi, Minister of Tourism, Arts and Culture Malaysia
• Cultural Performance by Istana Budaya
• Keynote Address by Tan Sri Dato Sri Ali Hamsa, Chief Secretary General to Government of Malaysia
• Official Opening by Gloria Pérez-Salmerón, IFLA President
• Special Message from The Hon. Tun Dr. Mahathir Bin Mohamad, The Prime Minister of Malaysia

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