Michelle Yeoh is now mentor for M'sia public education campaign

5 June 2013 / 3 years 4 months ago

Tan Sri Michelle Yeoh has been appointed the first mentor for the 1Malaysia For Youth (1M4U) programme.According to an article in AsiaOne, among the first order of the day for the actress in her new role would be to raise awareness on crime prevention, road safety and promoting the country's eco-system.Yeoh received the letter of appointment from Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak at the Prime Minister's Office here yesterday.The Prime Minister is the chairman of the 1M4U board of trustees."I was very distraught when I heard about women, particularly, who were traumatised in carparks and by snatch thieves," Yeoh said."We will draw up a campaign to make Malaysia safer and once we have the campaign in place, we will announce it," she said.On her appointment as a 1M4U mentor, Yeoh said Najib had thanked her for taking on the role, adding that it was the Prime Minister to whom she should thank instead."I've always wanted to come back to Malaysia to do more," she said.

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