MIDF Signed MoU With UM, UKM & UNIMAS to Collaborate on Academic Excellence Award.
MIDF signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Universiti Malaya (UM), Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM) and Universiti Malaysia Sarawak (UNIMAS) to collaborate on The MIDF Award for Mathematics and Economics Excellence. The signing of the MoU was held in conjunction with the launch of MIDF’s history book and e-Book which had been curated and produced to commemorate the Group’s 62nd anniversary. The event was held at Menara MIDF yesterday, 30 March 2022.
The event was attended by representatives of UM, UKM and UNIMAS, board members and key senior management of MIDF, invited guests, past and present Warga MIDF as well as members of the media, some of whom watched the event online via Lifesize.
The MoU was signed by Dato’ Charon Mokhzani, Group Managing Director of MIDF; Prof. Datuk Dr. Mohamad Kadim Suaidi, Vice Chancellor of UNIMAS; Prof. Dato’ Dr. Norazah Mohd Nordin, Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Industry, Alumni & Community, Partnerships of UKM and Prof. Dr. Azhar Ariffin, Deputy Dean (Research), Faculty of Science of UM at Menara MIDF in an event attended by representatives of the four parties as well as invited guests and members of the media both physically and virtually.
Tan Sri Abdul Rahman Mamat, Chairman of MIDF; Prof ChM. Dr. Ishak Ahmad, Dean, Faculty Science and Technology of UKM; Dr. Jerome Kueh Swee Hui, Deputy Dean (Industry & Community Engagement), Faculty of Economics & Business of UNIMAS and Dr. Noor Fadiya Mohd Noor, Acting Head, Institute of Mathematical Sciences, Faculty of Science of UM witnessed the signing on behalf of the respective parties.
Following the signing ceremony, MIDF launched its history book and e-book titled “Malaysian Industrial Development Finance” in conjunction with its 62nd Anniversary which fell on the same day. The book is a story of knowledge transfer, with international help in setting up and managing the company in the beginning to being run fully by Malaysians. MIDF was a training ground for many of Malaysia’s financial luminaries who mentored and had been mentors at MIDF. Above all, the book is a story of economic development as MIDF was there during the emergence of the Malaysian capital markets and provided the financing to companies and projects that are now household names.
Dato’ Charon Mokhzani, Group Managing Director of MIDF and Tan Sri Abdul Rahman Mamat, Chairman of MIDF closed the event with a cake cutting ceremony followed by a short media interview, while lunch was served for guests in attendance.