Tun Ahmad Sarji Hands Over Personal Collection To UKM
By Asmahanim Amir
Pictures by Shahiddan Saidi
KUALA LUMPUR, 27 Dec 2017 – UKM Pro-Chancellor Tun Ahmad Sarji handed over his personal collection to UKM for the storage and reference of the public.
That personal collection consists of letters, minutes of meetings, gifts, historic photographs, posters and CDs he received during his service with the Government and the corporate sector.
Tun Ahmad Sarji said he chose to place his collections at UKM because the university is an institution that appreciates the legacy.
“UKM is a great university and I see that they (UKM) really appreciate the heritage. When UKM appreciates the legacy and heritage, it is a recognition of the world civilization,” he explained at the Ceremony of the Handing Over of The Collections of Tun Ahmad Sarji at Professional Golf of Malaysia Office, here, recently.
He said that collections will give benefit and references to society.
“It’s time I return all the collections that I have gathered during my service to the society.
Meanwhile, UKM Deputy Vice-Chancellor of Industry and Community Partnership, Prof Dato’ Dr Imran Ho Abdullah said the Tun Ahmad Sarji, collection is very valuable at all because it has significant history from multiple aspects, namely, leadership in public administration, corporate, arts and heritage, religion, society and sports.