WEDNESDAY, 02 APRIL –
Universiti Malaysia Sabah (UMS) officially opened its UMS-Timor Leste Liaison Centre in a simple ceremony this afternoon.
The symbolic gesture was done by the Prime Minister of the Democratic-Republic of Timor-Leste, Kay Rala Xanana Gusmao at the Academic and Research Gallery, Chancellery Building, UMS.
The Centre was established to coordinate the various cooperation as well as strengthen our ties with the government of Timor-Leste.
Earlier, Kay Rala was conferred the Honorary Degree of Doctor of Philosophy in International Relations in a Commemorative Convocation Ceremony held at UMS Dewan Canselor (Chancellor Hall).
The Honorary Doctorate was presented by the Head of State, Tun (Dr.) Hj. Juhar Hj. Mahiruddin. Also present was Federal and State Cabinet Ministers, Principal Officers of UMS and invited guests. – SS (fl)
Photo: Ernest Berinus
Media and Citra Division