THURSDAY, 25 SEPTEMBER –
Small Islands Research Centre (SIRC) Universiti Malaysia Sabah (UMS) will ensure the small islands’ ecosystem sustainability, especially around the waters of Sabah.
Deputy Vice-Chancellor of Student Affairs and Alumni, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Ismail Ali said the setting up of such research centre was the first of its kind in Malaysia initiated by UMS Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Datuk Dr. Mohd. Harun Abdullah in ensuring that research be done on the small islands.
“SIRC not only adds more research associated to it in its collection, but also ensures that all information be shared with government agencies for the purpose of enforcement,” he said.
He said this at the talk-show ‘Assalamualaikum’ on AlHijrah TV.
SIRC he said would be launched on 30 September in a ceremony. – MA (fl)
Media and Citra Division