MONDAY, 08th MAY – Universiti Malaysia Sabah (UMS) expresses its deepest sympathy and mourning with the recent earthquake tragedy that strucked Sabah recently.
Flags are flown at half-mast in every administration and faculty buildings as a sign of respect and concern for the affected victims and their families.
Staff and students in UMS are also seen wearing black and white as a sign of expressing their sadness on the recent tragedy.
Despite the tragedy, all university activities are not hindered including the semester final examinations which begins today.
The Chief Minister of Sabah, Datuk Seri Panglima Musa Hj. Aman, declared today (Monday) a day of mourning resulting from the earthquake. A local mountain guide was also perished in the recent tragedy.
To date, nineteen victims are reported to have died, which comprises nationalities from Malaysia, Singapore, Philippines, Japan and also China. -ZMD
Media and Citra Division
Photo: Suzeanywati Gasinin, Corporate Relations Divisions