UKM Corporate Communications Centre Director Wins Maulidur Rasul Award

UKM Corporate Communications Centre Director Wins Maulidur Rasul Award1By Saiful Bahri Kamaruddin
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SHAH ALAM, 3 January 2015 – Prof Datin Dr Norizan binti Abdul Razak from The National University of Malaysia (UKM) has been honoured with the Saidatina Khadijah award in conjunction with the Selangor Maulidur Rasul celebrations here today.

Prof Dr Norizan who has just been appointed Director of UKM’s Corporate Communications Centre (PKK) received the award coincidentally on her 51stbirthday.

She is a lecturer from the Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities (FSSK) and served as President of the E-Entrepreneur Women’s Association which taught women entrepreneurs how to run their small businesses online.

She headed UKM’s Empowering Women Entrepreneurs Digital Economy Project training some 1,500 women entrepreneurs to develop their business websites together with some basic techniques of photography.

Rector of the International Islamic College (Kuis), Prof Dato’ Ab Halim Temuri was given the Imam Al Ghazali award at the same function while the Saidina Ali Award was won by a form five student of the Hulu Langat Islamic school, in Cheras, Nur Aisyah Mohamed Ibrahim for emerging champion in the Nusantara Arabic language debate contest recently.

They each received cash prizes of RM10,000, certificates of appreciation, trophies and attire.

The Sultan of Selangor, DYMM Sultan Sharafuddin Idris Shah presented the awards.

Present were Menteri Besar Mohamed Azmin Ali, Secretary of State Mohamed Dato’ Khusrin Munawi, State Islamic Religious Department director Datuk Ahmad Zaharin and state executive councillors.