THURSDAY, 27 AUGUST – The Commanding Officer of the 16 Royal Malay Regiment (RAMD), Feriland Camp, Tanjung Aru, Lieutenant Colonel Mohd Balkhishah Baharuddin paid a courtesy call to the Director of Universiti Malaysia Sabah Labuan International Campus (UMSKAL), Associate Professor Dr. Murnizam Haji Halik in the latter’s office, yesterday.
Also present were the Assistant Director, Associate Professor Dr. Geoffrey Harvey Tanakinjal; 16 RAMD Medical Officer, Captain Dr. Nur Suhana Zainal Adzman and Administrative Officer, Captain Dzakaria Mohd Dzahar.
Dr. Murnizam said, UMS had a long-standing relationship and cooperation with the 16 RAMD in organising various successful programmes especially those involving UMS Labuan students.
He said, UMSKAL through its Student Affairs Division, Faculty of International Finance Labuan (FKAL) and Faculty of Computing and Informatics (FKI) have been conducting programmes involving government departments and agencies, primary and secondary schools, private sector, Non-governmental Organisation (NGO) and the village communities of the Federal Territory of Labuan.
Thus, he welcomed the presence of the 16 RAMD officers and their staff to conduct military activities such as unarmed combat performances and cooking demonstrations to attract students to join the Malaysian Armed Forces (ATM).
Dr. Murnizam also extended his invitation to staff of the 16 RAMD to UMSKAL Tamu Gadang, which will be held in November. – SS (fl)
Source: Azri Onn