MLCC to Train Kuantan Port Consortium's Staff to Speak Mandarin
MLCC has once again proved its excellence when it was chosen as the centre that will provide Mandarin language classes for the staff of Kuantan Port Consortium Sdn Bhd (KPC). A Memorandum of Agreement (MoA) on the training programme was signed between UMP and KPC on 10 September 2013, which were represented by Vice Chancellor, Dato’ Daing Nasir Ibrahim and Chief Operating Officer of KPC, Ir Haji Khasbullah A. Kadir respectively.
In his speech at the ceremony, Dato’ Vice Chancellor expressed that the MoA was in line with the UMP Strategic Plan 2011-2015 to expand UMP’s networking with industrial sectors. He added, “With the rise of China as world’s new economic power, the knowledge of Chinese culture and proficiency in Mandarin language are no longer a luxury, but a necessity.”
Chief Operating Officer of KPC, Ir Haji Khasbullah A. Kadir expressed his gratitude of the cordial reception given by UMP.
The signing ceremony was witnessed by Mr. Azahari Muhammad Yusof, General Manager I, KPC, and Professor Dr. Abdul Jalil Borham, Dean, Centre for Modern Languages & Human Sciences.
Other VIPs attended the ceremony included Mr. N. Selvarajah, General Manager II, KPC, Mdm Rahimah binti Badarudin, Human Resources Manager, KPC, YH Prof. Dato’ Ir. Dr. Badhrulhisham Abdul Aziz, Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic & International), Professor Dr. Mashitah Mohd Yusoff, Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research & Innovation), Professor Dr. Shamsuddin Baharin, Assistant Vice-Chancellor (Corporate Development & Quality Management), Professor Dr. Yuserrie Bin Zainuddin, Assistant Vice-Chancellor (Student Affairs & Alumni) and Mr. Chong Ah Kow, MLCC Coordinator.