His Excellency the Yang Dipertua Negeri (Head of State) of Pulau Pinang, Tun Abdul Rahman Abbas attended the Maulidur Rasul 1433H Pulau Pinang State Level Celebration held at Sri Pinang Hall in Georgetown. In the morning, the Deputy Chief Minister 1 of Pulau Pinang, Datuk Mansor Othman released the Maulidur Rasul Parade at Padang Kota Lama, joined by a congregation of 2,000 people from 44 contingents.
In the ceremony at Sri Pinang Hall, this year Pulau Pinang Maulidur Rasul Award goes to Abdul Wahab Awang Kechik, a takmir teacher at the State Mosque. This is due to his contribution in religion and education. He previously further his study in Madinah Islamic University and Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM). As the recipient of the award, Abdul Wahab received a cash prize of RM5,000 and a certificate from the Yang Dipertua Negeri.