Tuesday, November 12

Malaysian students abroad urged to uphold national identity


FRANKFURT, Germany: Malaysian students have been told to preserve the identity of the country when they are far away from home, said the Raja Muda of Perlis, Tuanku Syed Faizuddin Putra Jamalullail.

According to him, the students should not only carry the hope of their families but also the hope of the country as the inheritor of leadership in various fields.

Speaking to four Perlis students who are now furthering their studies in engineering at several universities in Germany on Friday, he hoped they would be mini ambassadors to uphold the country’s image as well as achieve academic excellence.

In a brief ceremony when launching a Perlis cuisine promotion at Jade Restaurant owned by a Malaysian here, Tuanku Syed Faizuddin hoped the students would also take the opportunity to foster a culture of innovation and creativity. — Bernama

At the ceremony, the students in their early 20’s: Zubair Zulkifli, Noshasyyati Hashim, Mohd Kamil Aliff Abd Razak and Lim Yi Fei received their financial assistance from the Raja Muda.

Zubair, Noshasyyati and Mohd Kamil Aliff from Arau obtained contributions by the Perlis Islamic Religion and Malay Custom Council (MAIPs) and the Tuanku Syed Putra Foundation (YTSP) while Lim from Bintong received contribution from YTSP.

Meanwhile, when launching a food promotion at Jade Restaurant here, the Raja Muda said the delicacies of Perlis would enhance the good image of the country.

The month-long promotion would give an opportunity to local Malaysians from around Frankfurt to enjoy various delicacies of Perlis.

Also present at the ceremony were the Raja Puan Muda of Perlis, Tuanku Hajah Lailatul Shahreen Akashah Khalil, the Malaysian Consul-General to Frankfurt

John K. Samuel, Malaysian Education and Training Consul Mohd Khairul Nizam Jamalus as well as the Malaysia-Germany Club president, Rosita Rahman Heilek.

The Raja Muda and the Raja Puan Muda of Perlis were making a stopover at Frankfurt on Friday after completing a working visit to Ukraine dan Poland since Sept 16. — Bernama