Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak has now joined Facebook, the social networking site, which enjoys increasing popularity in Malaysia — as another channel to reach out to the people.The Prime Minister’s Facebook page can be viewed at www.facebook.com/najibrazak.
“As is the case with this blog and my Twitter page, I will be using Facebook to communicate my thoughts and activities to you.
“In addition to posting status updates, I will be sharing links, Flickr photos, video from YouTube and information on my personal interests such as my favourite dish and pastimes,” he said in his latest posting in his blog.
Najib also urged the people to visit his Facebook and to share their thoughts on how to make the page better.
“Please do visit my Facebook page when you have a moment, and let me have your thoughts on how I can make it better.
“I look forward to receiving your feedback, and to seeing you there as a fan!” he added.
The prime minister said that encouraged by the amount of followers on his Twitter, he would continuously update his thoughts and whereabouts via Twitter.
Meanwhile a check on his Facebook page showed that he had joined the network in the middle of October and to date has had 804 supporters.
His postings which mainly related to current issues in the country also invited tremendous comments from viewer
On the information section of Facebook, Najib also put up his personal information and interests including favourite songs and music, movies and favourite quotes.
In describing himself, he said: “My life is very hectic, but I love it. In my spare time I focus on Sunday family lunches, watching TV with my kids and going on holidays”.
He also listed out his late father and second prime minister of Malaysia Allahyarham Tun Abdul Razak as having the greatest influence on him.
“But I admire Sir Winston Churchill’s oratory skills and never-say-die attitude, Nelson Mandela for the sacrifices he made and for never flinching in the face of adversity and JFK,” he added.