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Second Penang bridge to open in grand ceremony

Published on Mar 1, 2014 4:51 PM
 
Thousands of early birds thronged a carnival site at the new second Penang bridge, ahead of a grand launch on Saturday night, March 1, 2014. -- PHOTO: CHINA PRESS

GEORGE TOWN (THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - Thousands of early birds thronged a carnival site at the new second Penang bridge, ahead of a grand launch on Saturday night.

The public can look forward to a five-minute fireworks show during the launch ceremony presided by Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak.

Security guard Zaidi Zin, 39, arrived at the site at 10.30am with his two children.

"This is a historical moment...for Penangites,'' he said.

 
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