It was a warm and cosy night of catching up with friends and making new ones during the Friends for UCSI Night organised by UCSI on 1st June 2007 to fête its friends and partners.
UCSI’s President and Vice Chancellor, Peter T. S. Ng kick-started the event with his welcome remarks. He said, “This is a great event where we can share ideas and knowledge of the industry, its needs, and also, up-date each other on the opportunities and challenges faced by our stakeholders and community at large.”
UCSI’s Chancellor, Tan Sri Datuk Panglima Dr. Abdul Rahman Arshad said, “Although I have been with UCSI for a short span of time, I see across this room, faces of many UCSI friends and new partners. Tonight is an opportune time to build on this friendship and continue to enhance our good relations with each other.”The evening was an informal affair with lots of opportunities for friends of UCSI to mingle and network. There were party games, lucky draws and the karaoke session whereby some hidden talents were discovered. Dato' Hj. Mohd. Karim bin H. Abdullah Omar, UCSI’s Chairman to its Board of Directors, and Professor Dato' Dr. Mohd Roslani Bin Abdul Majid, UCSI’s Dean from the School of Medicine, Pharmacy and Nursing, also took to the stage and serenaded the appreciative crowd.
Friends of UCSI at the event were: Tan Sri Ahmad Al-Farra, Institute of Strategic and International Studies (ISIS) Fellow from the Embassy of the State of Palestine; Professor Dr. Mahani Bt. Zainal Abidin, Director General of ISIS, Malaysia; Dr. Mohamed Nasser Mohamed Noor, Director at the Ministry Of Higher Education; Dato' Nik Zainiah Nik Abd.Rahman, Director General of the National Productivity Council (Perbadanan Produktiviti Negara); Deputy Superintendent of Police, Oh Seng Ghiap of the Royal Malaysia Police and Ms. Norma Norell, President of Elite Model Management Malaysia.
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