FRIDAY, 19 SEPT – It become complex issues which hit our country when almost every day corruptions are involved in every stratum of society, either the blue-collar or the white-collar workers. Hence, efforts to prevent corruption must begin from an early stage.
According to Universiti Malaysia Sabah (UMS) Deputy Vice-Chancellor of Student Affairs and Alumni (DVC HEPA), Assoc. Prof. Dr. Ismail Ali, the efforts in preventing corruption is one of important agendas in the national agenda towards Vision 2020.
“IPTA graduates are the accurate agents in reducing corruption and changing the mind-sets. Early exposure on the dangers of corruption must begin even when they are on their studies.”
“This is because the students are the one who are going to enter the job market and holding the professional job later on. They are the persons exposed to the activities which involved corruption,” he said after the launching ceremony of the convention ‘Malaysia Bebas Rasuah bersama Badan-Badan Pelajar IPTA Seluruh Malaysia’ held at UMS Gallery.
“The convention, organised by UMS Anti-Corruption Secretariat, is perfect in giving awareness to the students on the corruption adverse impact on the community and nation’s administration.”
The three day convention gathers student’s leadership line from other IPTAs including Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, Universiti Putra Malaysia, Universiti Malaysia Terengganu, Universiti Teknologi Mara Sabah Campus, Kota Kinabalu Polytechnic and UMS, as the host. -MA-
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