PERTUNJUKAN KEBUDAYAAN ANAK KAPAL TENTERA LAUT 16 NEGARA SERIKAN LIMA '13

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LANGKAWI, 15 Mac (Bernama) -- Pertunjukan kebudayaan oleh anak-anak kapal

tentera laut dari 16 negara adalah antara kelainan yang akan ditampilkan pada

Pameran Maritim dan Udara Antarabangsa Langkawi (LIMA) 2013 yang bermula dari 26

hingga 30 Mac ini.

Menteri Pertahanan Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi berkata sebelum ini

pertunjukan itu diadakan secara tertutup di Awana Porto Malai di sini.

"Kali ini saya minta ia dipertontonkan kepada seluruh penduduk Langkawi dan

pelancong domestik yang akan datang melawat LIMA kali ini," katanya kepada

pemberita selepas menghadiri Majlis Pemimpin Bersama Rakyat Sempena LIMA ''13 di

Masjid Al-Istiqamah, Kuala Teriang di sini malam tadi.

Katanya LIMA edisi ke-12 kali ini juga akan menyaksikan kehadiran paling

ramai panglima tentera udara dan laut pada persidangan panglima tentera laut dan

udara.

"Tidak kurang 20 negara untuk persidangan panglima tentera laut dan dan

lebih 15 panglima udara. Itu belum lagi wakil atau timbalan panglima," katanya.

-- LAGI

ZAHID-LIMA 2 LANGKAWI

Katanya LIMA kali ini akan memperlihatkan lima pesawat tempur pelbagai

peranan (MRCA) iaitu jet pejuang yang akan memperlihatkan pertunjukan udara

selain pertunjukan berkumpulan.

Beliau berkata sehingga tengah hari semalam, penyertaan pempamer telah

mencapai 97.8 peratus ruang pameran dengan sasaran awal hanya lima pavilion yang

berdasarkan negara tetapi kini sudah mencapai tujuh.

Katanya selain itu, memandangkan LIMA berlangsung sewaktu cuti sekolah,

pihaknya dengan kerjasama Kementerian Pelancongan akan mengadakan pameran dan

pertunjukan penyediaan makanan pelbagai negeri di pekan Kuah.

Ahmad Zahid berkata beliau juga telah mengarahkan penganjur, HW Lima Sdn Bhd

supaya memberikan 2,000 tiket percuma untuk penduduk Langkawi manakala tiket

bagi orang ramai adalah RM10 bagi dewasa dan RM5 untuk kanak-kanak.

"Wang itu (jualan tiket) takkan digunakan syarikat itu tetapi akan

didermakan kepada masjid-masjid seluruh Langkawi. Kutipan dua tahun lepas lebih

RM160,000 telah didermakan," katanya.

-- LAGI

ZAHID-LIMA 3 (AKHIR) LANGKAWI

LIMA''13 akan berlangsung di Dewan Pusat Pameran Antarabangsa Mahsuri (MIEC)

bagi segmen udara dan di Awana Porto Malai bagi segmen maritim. Pameran di MIEC

dibuka kepada orang awam pada 29 dan 30 Mac, manakala di Awana Porto Malai

terbuka sepanjang LIMA ''13 berlangsung.

Sementara itu, Ahmad Zahid berkata insiden pencerobohan pengganas dari

selatan Filipina di Timur Sabah tidak akan menjejaskan penganjuran LIMA ''13 dan

beliau memberi jaminan akan keselamatan jet, kapal terbang dan kapal yang

menyertai LIMA kali ini.

"Walaupun berwaspada kita tidak perlu khuatir. Dengan kekuatan anggota

polis lebih 1,000 orang dan juga angkatan tentera udara, laut dan darat

Insya-Allah takkan ada insiden berlaku sepanjang LIMA," katanya.

Hadir sama pada majlis itu ialah Timbalan Menteri Pertahanan Datuk Dr Abdul

Latiff Ahmad, Anggota Parlimen Langkawi Datuk Abu Bakar Taib dan Ketua Pegawai

Eksekutif Lembaga Pembangunan Langkawi (Lada) Tan Sri Khalid Ramli.

Terdahulu, Zahid bersama penduduk Langkawi menunaikan solat Maghrib dan

Isyak serta membaca Yassin dan Tahlil sempena penganjuran LIMA ''13.

-- BERNAMA

KAY KAY NM

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