Malaysia 1 November: Johor Bahru
Start of the Peace Run in South East Asia
Puan Hajah Thalasawati Binti Mohd Ajib, the Headmistress of SK IJ Convent Johor Bahru welcomed us and said in part, "I believe the World Harmony Run has only just begun to demonstrate its capacity to create a better world."
Pn Noorsyahida binti Ahmad Fuzi served as our MC for the event. You can see a video of our events in Johor Bahru in 2013 here.
Deputy Chairman of the Parent Teacher Association Tn. Hj. Rashid bin Hassan was also on hand to welcome us.
Mr. Shamsul Hamraaz Zaharuddin, Assistant of Chief Office in Johor Bahru Educational Board, looks on as Fairul holds the torch with some of the students.
Fairul, on the left, has organized the Peace Run three times since 2012 and we are very grateful for his remarkable contribution.
Salil with Alia who is an international champion Go kart driver and who hopes one day to be able to drive Formula 1. Good luck Alia!!!
Urdhacheta presented Sri Chinmoy's Jharna Kala paintings as well as certificates of appreciation to all the representatives of the neighboring schools.
We were honored to present Fairul with the Torch-Bearer award for his service in selflessly organizing the Peace Run in Johor Bahru for the last three years.