His Excellency the Yang Dipertua Negeri (Head of State) of Sabah, Tun Juhar Mahiruddin attended the Maulidur Rasul 1433H Sabah State Level Celebration held at the vicinity of State Mosque, Kota Kinabalu. Around 7.40 am, Tun Juhar Mahiruddin lead a congregation of 10,000 people in the Maulidur Rasul Parade from Padang Merdeka to the State Mosque. In the his speech, the Yang Dipertua Negeri reminded the Muslim that they must be serious and committed the Muslim way of life just as been teach by the Prophet Muhammad (pbuh), and prevented any way of life that are contrary to it. It is included of opposing any effort to acknowledge for example, the rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transsexual (LGBT) in the country.
Also present in the ceremony were the Chief Minister of Sabah, Datuk Seri Musa Aman; Minister at the Prime Minister's Department, Datuk Nasir Tun Sakaran and State Cabinet Ministers.