FRIDAY, 16 AUGUST – The Malaysian Press Institute (MPI) will joint forces with Universiti Malaysia Sabah (UMS) on a series of collaboration in the near future.
This was announced by the Senior Executive Officer of MPI, Datuk Chamil Wariya during a courtesy call to UMS Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Datuk Dr. Mohd Harun Abdullah at the latter’s office at the Chancellery Building today.
Datuk Chamil said, the collaboration would cover journalism and communication courses which will be offered to the public especially to the media fraternity, and public relations.
Datuk Chamil, who has more than 30 years of experience in the field of journalism added that other interests will be discussed further with the university which has many specialties including writing and communication.
Meanwhile, Datuk Dr. Harun welcomes the move by MPI in establishing a joint cooperation with UMS.
He said, the relationship between UMS and the media is very cordial and the selection of UMS as a partner is an honour for this EcoCampus University. Also present was the Dean of the School of Social Science UMS, Prof. Dato’ Haji Mohd Hamdan Haji Adnan. - FL
By Salbinous Saribun
Photo: Ernest Berinus