FRIDAY, 20 APRIL – The Housewives and Women Staff Club Universiti Malaysia Sabah (KESUMBA) recently paid a courtesy call to Universiti Malaysia Terengganu (UMT) at Kuala Terengganu and Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM) Dungun and Shah Alam branches respectively.
The 10 member delegation was headed by its President, Datin Roha Asmara, wife of the Vice-Chancellor of Universiti Malaysia Sabah, Prof. Datuk Dr. D Kamarudin D Mudin.
On hand to greet them were Exco and members of the Women’s Association of UMT, MUTIARA.
The visit to UMT included the Transparent Fish Secrets Exhibition at the Research Gallery, Institute of Oceanography and Environment, and the Hatchery Complex under the Institute of Tropical Aquaculture (AKUATROP).
The delegation was also greeted by the Vice-Chancellor of UMT, Prof. Dato’ Dr. Nor Aieni Haji Mokhtar who joined them for lunch whilst touching on the role of women and women empowerment in entrepreneurship.
The delegation then proceeded to UiTM Dungun in the afternoon and were received by the Exco and members of PEWANI, UiTM Dungun branch.
They were briefed on the future plans and activities of PEWANI where KESUMBA returned the same and shared fruitful discussions before heading to MyUFM, the campus radio station of UiTM Dungun.
The delegation also visited UiTM Shah Alam on the second day of their trip where they were welcomed by the Deputy President of PEWANI, Assoc. Prof. Datin Fadzilah Bt Azam Ahmad and other Exco members.
They were also briefed on PEWANI Shah Alam’s future plans and past activities before proceeding to its campus radio station, UFM where the President of KESUMBA was interviewed focussing on the club’s activities and plans.
The delegation ended their visit at UiTM by visiting GESTURZ (Galeri Seni Tuanku Nur Zahirah), a gallery that showcases various collections such as ceramics, paintings, sculpture, metal works, fashion, textiles, and jewelleries.