Alumni Should Continue To Be Involved in Campus Activities – Deputy Minister of Education

By  Nadia Sapuan
Pictures by: Tiew Xi Yuan

BANGI, 22 March 2017 – Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM) Alumni were asked to organize activities in their alma mater because it can help built good relationship between young people from different races while enhancing their leadership qualities.

Deputy Minister of Education and MCA Youth Leader Senator Datuk Chong Sin Woon said the UKM alumni should continue to support the activities in the campus so that it could strengthen ties between alumni and the university’s community.

He was speaking at the One Malaysian Cultural Show organized by the Secretariat Pesta Ang Pow, recently.

In the event, he also announced a sponsorship of RM10,000 to the Pesta Ang Pow Secretariat.

The concept of the event was the Chinese grand meal themed ‘Cultural Heritage’, which means that a new generation will maintain the cultures of ethnic Chinese despite the rapid changes of technology.

The dinner was aimed at strengthening the understanding of Tiong Hua culture so that it will always be remembered by future generations.

Nearly a thousand people attended the ceremony, which comprises alumni and students from UKM and also external parties, including students from other universities.

Also present were UKM Vice Chancellor, Prof Dato’ Seri Dr Noor Azlan Ghazali and Centre of Student Development and Alumni Relations (PPMPA) Director, Prof Madya Dr Roslee Rajikan.