FRIDAY, 25 JULY – Universiti Malaysia Sabah (UMS) Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Datuk Dr. Mohd Harun Abdullah presented cash contribution of RM5,000 to Lt. Commander Lee Vee Weng, husband of the late Ng Shi Ing, a lecturer with UMS who was involved in the MH17 fatality.
The contribution was presented in a meeting with Lee in Kuala Lumpur yesterday.
According to Datuk Dr. Mohd Harun, UMS had submitted the late Ng’s pension and other payments due to the Public Service Department (PSD).
“UMS also mourn the loss of a lecturer who was very hardworking, dedicated and friendly,” he added. Also present was the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research and Innovation), Prof. Dr. Shahril Yusof, Dean of the Faculty of Psychology and Education (FPP), Prof. Dr. Ismail Ibrahim and an officer with the Chancellery Department, Syahrul Hazizi Asmat.
Meanwhile, Lee thanked UMS for its concern and unwavering support given.
The sadness surrounding Lee could be seen, mourning for the loss of his beloved wife and son who was involved in the 17 July fatality.
Ng Shi Ing along with her one year old son and a sister were among 298 passengers and crew who died in the plane crash, believed to have been shot down by rebels at the Russian-Ukrainian border. – SS (fl)
Media and Citra Division