NILAI, October 23, 2018 –DYMM Tunku Ampuan Besar Negeri Sembilan, Tuanku Aishah Rohani binti Almarhum Tengku Besar Mahmud as the Chancellor of Islamic Science University of Malaysia (USIM), consented to join the USIM Management delegation for an official university working visit to Henan Province, China.
This official working visit was at the invitation of ARA Halal Certification Services Center Inc. ARA Halal Certification is a private halal certification body based in Zhengzhou, Henan Province, China whose halal certificate is fully accredited by Jabatan Kemajuan Islam Malaysia (JAKIM) and Majlis Ugama Islam Singapura (MUIS).
DYMM Chancellor left for China early Sunday morning with the USIM delegation headed by Professor Dato Roshada Hashim, USIM Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research and Innovation). The delegation members included Dr. Hayati Ismail, USIM Alamiyah Director (International Office); and Puan Adlin Masood, Senior Fellow of Faculty of Economics and Muamalat.
Also joining the official visit were YB Dr. Mohamed Rafie Ab Malek, Negeri Sembilan State Exco and Encik Abd. Rahim Ab Rahman, Chief Executive of Malaysia Vision Valley (MVV) Secretariat. This is the first official USIM working visit with DYMM Chancellor and the University Management is very thankful for DYMM’s agreement to join the visit. The DYMM Chancellor and the delegates were there until Thursday.
Among the important activities during this visit was the delegates were taken to visit IMAN Technology Development Co. Ltd. While there, DYMM Chancellor witnessed the signing ceremony of a Letter of Intent (LOL) between USIM and IMAN Technology to forge cooperation in strengthening the exchange of scientific and technological expertise between IMAN and academia, students and universities. Additionally, it also establishes strategic relationships in education and research.
While there, DYMM Chancellor also agreed to a Royal Visit to Dong Ji Tang Chinese Hospital, Shongshan Shaolin Temple Martial Art College as well as the Zhengzhou Airport Economy Zone Planning House.
A meeting with ARA Halal Certification management was also held to discuss the establishment of a halal hub in Zhengzhou, a service centre for promoting Malaysian halal products and USIM cooperation with local universities. At this meeting, USIM also signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MoA) on Halal Training with Longmai, a subsidiary of ARA Halal Certification.
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