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MOU SIGNING CEREMONY BETWEEN
THE MINISTRY OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS AND UNIVERSITI TEKNOLOGI MARA (UiTM)
On 9 January 2020, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on Cooperation in the field of Academic, Cultural and Research.
Witnessed by the Honourable Foreign Minister Dato’ Saifuddin Abdullah and UiTM Pro-Chancellor Tan Sri Dato' Seri Utama Dr. Arshad Ayub, the MoU was signed by Foreign Ministry Secretary General Dato’ Sri Muhammad Shahrul Ikram Yaakob and UiTM Vice Chancellor Prof. Emeritus Datuk Ir. Dr. Mohd Azraai Kassim at Wisma Putra, Putrajaya.
The MoU aims at promoting collaboration in public diplomacy, creative content creation, internship programs and exchange of research information between Wisma Putra and UiTM.
As underlined in the Foreign Policy Framework of the New Malaysia with an overarching theme of “Change in Continuity,” foreign policy begins at home. Therefore, such collaboration is a manifestation of the Malaysian Government’s continuous efforts to engage public participation, including institutions of higher learning such as UiTM, for inputs in the formulation of the Nation’s foreign policy.
9 January 2020