Kuala Lumpur, February 16, 2018
YTL Corporation Berhad's annual Chinese New Year Open House was once again the scene of a vibrant celebration as the nation's leaders, royals, dignitaries, family, and friends gathered to usher in the Year of the Dog.
Hosting this year's open house at the JW Marriott, Kuala Lumpur was YTL Corp's Managing Director Tan Sri Francis Yeoh. Members of the Yeoh Family - Dato' Yeoh Seok Hong, Dato' Mark Yeoh, Dato' Yeoh Seok Kian, Dato' Michael Yeoh, Dato' Yeoh Soo Min, and Dato' Yeoh Soo Keng were also present to entertain guests and enjoy the celebrations with family and friends.
Gracing the event was Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak and his wife Datin Seri Rosmah Mansor. Among the esteemed guests present were the Sultan of Selangor, Sultan Sharafuddin Idris Shah and the Raja of Perlis, Tuanku Syed Sirajuddin Putra Jamalullail, and other foreign dignitaries and respected leaders of the community.
The celebrations kicked off with the tossing of Yee Sang, a salad symbolising abundance, prosperity and vigour. A vibrant troupe of lion dancers also performed at the event to usher in blessings and good luck for the new year. Guests were treated to a luncheon feast of local delicacies and were entertained by live band performances.