Ministry of Information,Communications and the Arts

Dr Yaacob Ibrahim to Visit Malaysia

Press Release   •   Nov 18, 2011 13:23 +08

Minister for Information, Communications and the Arts, Dr Yaacob Ibrahim, will visit Malaysia from 19 to 20 November 2011 at the invitation of Malaysia’s Minister of Information, Communications and Culture, Dato’ Seri Utama Dr Rais Yatim. 

The two ministers will grace the 6th Muzika Ekstravaganza on 19 November. This is an annual gala variety show featuring artistes from Malaysia and Singapore. Started in 2005, when the gala performance was known as Rampaisari, Muzika Ekstravaganza underscores the close ties and collaboration between officials and broadcasters from both countries. Muzika is co-produced by MediaCorp’s Suria and Radio Television Malaysia (RTM).      

Prior to the start of the gala variety show, the Ministers will jointly launch the book “The Causeway”The book documents the noteworthy moments of the Causeway, which has served as a vital link in the socio-economic development of both countries. Jointly produced by the National Archives of both countries, the book showcases and celebrates our close bilateral ties.        

Dr Yaacob will be accompanied by officials from the Ministry of Information, Communications and the Arts, the Media Development Authority and MediaCorp.