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The O2 Arena, known locally as the Dome, is one of the UK capital's most eye-catching modern landmarks and it will feature as a key location for the up-coming Olympics.
It is also frequently used to host major pop concerts, such as the fateful Michael Jackson final tour.
However, on Monday Najib Razak has commandeered it for an event starring himself. 'An Evening With The Prime Minister'!
According to the London High Commission website all Malaysian's living in the UK are invited to attend what is billed as a free event, with food and and drink provided and cultural entertainment on offer throughout.
Sarawakians, for whom the fund for hard core rural poverty could only afford RM3.47million this year were left aghast.
"Why is Najib spending this sort of money on a foreign PR event"? asked one bemused London student. "Does he think it plays back home, because hardly any Malaysians living in London are allowed to vote? The only people who can vote are government workers and they are forced to vote BN anyway!