Hari Sukan Negara was officially announced by Dato’ Sri Mohd Najib bin Tun Haji Abdul Razak, the Prime Minister of Malaysia on 24 March 2015.
The annual Hari Sukan Negara celebration is earmarked for the second Saturday in the month of October.
The Hari Sukan Negara is an initiative by the Ministry of Youth and Sports, a proactive step towards transforming Malaysia into a Sporting Nation. This initiative is in tandem with the national agenda towards achieving Malaysia’s Vision 2020.
2016 is the second time Hari Sukan Negara is celebrated in Malaysia and Dataran Merdeka will host the celebration on 8th October 2016. A multitude of activities is lined up at this year’s Hari Sukan Negara including sports demonstrations, competitions, professional workshops and even a chance to meet your national sporting idols.