Kajang Municipal Council has organized “Jom Baca Untuk 10 Minit” Program with the collaboration of Selangor Public Library Corporation. The program was held on 25th April 2017 (Tuesday) at MPKj Tower Lobby. The program was held simultaneously throughout Malaysia. This is as a support from Selangor Public Library Corporation together with the government to increase reading habit or culture in the community and public servants. This is a starting step to build a community interest towards reading even though in a short period as 10 minutes.  Apart of that government could create young generations that love knowledge, good morals, religious and high skills. It is also to encourage to all MPKj staff and officers in cultivating to read an academic materials for them to be knowledgeable, ethical and quality life.

Among activities that were carried out are registrations of ‘Jom Baca’ participants with special gift, Free Novel from PPAS and program certificate acceptance. PPAS Kajang also opens their member registration for free. MPKj invited Kedai Buku Mak Ali for exhibition and academic book sale. Head of Corporate And Community Development Department gave the opening speech and ‘Jom Baca Bersama Untuk 10 Minit’ took place from 11am until 11.10am as a support on reading campaign. This program received participation from MPKj Councilors, Head of Departments and 300 MPKj staff including MPKj kindergarten children age 4 years.

The program ended with ‘Kempen Budaya Membaca Buku’ speech from MPKj Councilors Zon MPP 15, Puan Norzanalila Bt. Mohd Fadzil with theme “Aisyah The BookWorm”. Aisyah is Prophet Muhammad SAW wife who loves reading and she is the reading campaign icon. Puan Norzanalila also delivers the souvenirs to all staff who are participate this program as a support on this reading campaign. It is hoped that this program will be continue in the future to increase reading awareness and interest. Do not forget #JomBacaBersamaUntuk10Minit and #LetsReadTogether2017