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Launch of Merdeka Celebration By Ministry of Higher Education

News Date: 
28 August 2009


The Ministry of Higher Education organised the 52nd Merdeka celebration. In view of bulan Ramadhan and the influenza A(H1N1) pandemic in the country, it was kept short and simple.

About 500 Ministry officers, representatives from the public and private higher institutions of higher learning and students attended the launch by YB Dato’ Seri Mohamed Khaled Bin Nordin, Minister of Higher Education on 28th August 2009 at the auditorium in Putrajaya.

As part of the celebration, the Minister presented scholarships and awards to winners from IPTA/IPTS. AeU was represented by its President, YBhg Professor Dato Dr Ansary Ahmed, Deputy President, YBhg Prof Dr Hairudin Harun and several senior management.