Largest flag made out of mineral water bottles-world
record set by MVFRA
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia -- Malaysian
Volunteer Fire & Rescue Association (MVFRA)
and the Ue3 Shopping complex in Kuala Lumpur created a a 24.4m
X 12.2m flag from 12,866 empty mineral water bottles which
sets the world record for the Largest
flag made out of mineral water bottles.
Photo: The bottles were stuffed
with recycled colour paper of blue, yellow and red. (enlarge
chairman K.Balasupramaniam said the project aimed to encourage
recycling, inculcate the volunteering spirit and patriotism.
Ue3 senior complex manager Jayantha Rajendra said this record-breaking
project was unique as it required mass participation.
The project has being carried out by
plaza workers and members of Federal Territory Fire and Rescue
Volunteers Club (MVFRA).
Their volunteer team had been beefed
up with 75 students from the Form Four and Form Five students
from SM Taman Maluri, Kampung Pandan.
The students were provided with lunch
before they started working on cleaning the bottles, filling
them with colour paper and arranging them in rows according
to the colours.
This record-breaking feat was officiated
by YB Datuk Megat Junid Bin Megat Ayob (former minister of
Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs) and it was displayed
at Dataran Merdeka during the 42nd National Day celebrations.
Tuesday, March 10, 2009
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