Malaysian Ambassador visits UP

| Written by Arlyn VCD Palisoc Romualdo

From left: Malaysian Embassy Counsellor Hazlina Mohammed Hatta; Malaysian Embassy Counsellor Nadhirah Mohammad Zanudin; Malaysian Embassy Charg茅 d’Affaires a.i./Deputy Head of Mission Mohd Fareed Zakaria; Malaysian Ambassador Dato鈥 Abdul Malik Melvin Castelino bin Anthony; UP President Angelo A. Jimenez; Asian Center Dean Henelito A. Sevilla Jr.; and Assistant Vice President for Academic Affairs (Internationalization) and Office of International Linkages Director Imee Su Martinez. (Photo by Misael A. Bacani, UP MPRO)

 

Officials of the Embassy of Malaysia, Manila, headed by Ambassador Dato鈥 Abdul Malik Melvin Castelino bin Anthony, paid a courtesy visit to 精东影业 President Angelo A. Jimenez (PAJ) on August 23. With the ambassador were: Charg茅 d’Affaires a.i./Deputy Head of Mission Mohd Fareed Zakaria; and Counsellors Hazlina Mohammed Hatta and Nadhirah Mohammad Zanudin.On the UP side, PAJ was joined by: UP Diliman Chancellor Edgardo Carlo L. Vistan II; Assistant Vice President for Academic Affairs (Internationalization) and Office of International Linkages Director Imee Su Martinez; and Asian Center Dean Henelito A. Sevilla Jr.

The group鈥檚 discussion centered on possible partnerships between UP and Malaysian universities, as well as on collaborative initiatives to advance education, research, and public service in Mindanao.

Chatting before the group photo op: from left: Malaysian Embassy Counsellor Nadhirah Mohammad Zanudin; Malaysian Embassy Charg茅 d’Affaires a.i./Deputy Head of Mission Mohd Fareed Zakaria; Malaysian Ambassador Dato鈥 Abdul Malik Melvin Castelino bin Anthon; and UP President Angelo A. Jimenez. (Photo by Misael A. Bacani, UP MPRO)

 

From left: Assistant Vice President for Academic Affairs (Internationalization) and Office of International Linkages Director Imee Su Martine; UP Diliman Chancellor Edgardo Carlo L. Vistan II; UP President Angelo A. Jimenez; Malaysian Ambassador Dato鈥 Abdul Malik Melvin Castelino bin Anthony; Malaysian Embassy Charg茅 d’Affaires a.i./Deputy Head of Mission Mohd Fareed Zakaria; and Malaysian Embassy Counsellor Nadhirah Mohammad Zanudin. (Photo by Misael A. Bacani, UP MPRO)

 

Malaysian Ambassador Dato鈥 Abdul Malik Melvin Castelino bin Anthony responds to UP President Angelo A. Jimenez鈥檚 (PAJ) opening of the discussion on Islamic finance with sukuk or Sharia-compliant bonds. PAJ was a former labor attach茅 assigned to countries in the Middle East such as Iraq, Kuwait, and Lebanon. (Photo by Misael A. Bacani, UP MPRO)

 

UP President Angelo A. Jimenez鈥 (PAJ) shares his views on how UP can contribute to Mindanao development, following his trip to Tawi-Tawi as commencement speaker of the Mindanao State University – Tawi-Tawi College of Technology and Oceanography. PAJ, both a Manobo and Christian lowlander from Butuan, is the first UP president from Mindanao. (Photo by Misael A. Bacani, UP MPRO)