Mr.Merdeka, meet the King

Today Star…

If your name is Merdeka, read on

PASIR MAS: Those who carry the name Merdeka should call up the nearest information department office to register themselves and be recognised.

Information Ministry director-general Datuk Abdullah Morad said the ministry would track and group all of those born on Merdeka Day and arrange for them to meet the King, the Prime Minister and Deputy Prime Minister in a run-up to the anniversary celebrations.

In Kelantan, 1,082 residents were born on Aug 31, 1957, and 18 of them were given the name Merdeka by their parents, Abdullah said at a gathering of Anak-anak Merdeka at SMK Tendong.

Registration authorities are trying to track down those who have names such as Mat Merdeka Embun, Merdaka Sathasivam Subbrayan, Wang Merdeka, Merdeka Nadason, Modrikah Hassan, Abdul Rahman Merdeka Simpol, Mohamad Merdeka Abu Hassan and Abdul Latif Merdeka A.

Others are Rahman and Rosnimerdeka Karim, Morthika Abd Hamid, Merdekiah Hashim, Sarah Merdeka Ibrahim, Kamardeka Abd Mutalib, Merdeka Ahmas, Merdeka Osman, Lee Li Meng alias Merdeka Lee and Mohd Merdeka Ismail.

http://thestar.com.my/news/story.asp?fi … sec=nation

wat the goverment should do is to gather all those 1,082 residents and held a “Merdeka” Dinner with them… A moment to remember…