10 March 2016 (Thursday) – Forest Research Institute Malaysia (FRIM) Director General (DG) Dato’ Dr Abd Latif Mohmod, accompanied by 20 FRIM staff, paid a visit to Harian Metro office in Kuala Lumpur on 8 March.
FRIM delegates were led to the Samad Meeting Room for a discussion, chaired by Harian Metro Deputy Group Editor Ahmad@Salim Bachok who welcomed the group.
The FRIM DG introduced all the FRIM delegates and explained the aim of the visit, which was to express FRIM’s appreciation for the support given by Harian Metro in forest and environment conservation.
After the discussion session, the FRIM delegates and Harian Metro representatives participated in the tree planting ceremony held in conjunction with the visit. Ahmad, who represented Harian Metro Group Editor Datuk Mustapa Omar, planted a Tabernaemontana divaricata (susun kelapa / sisik kelah) tree to mark the special occasion.
Also present were FRIM Deputy DG (Research) Dr Ismail Harun; FRIM Corporate Communication Head Norhayati Nordin; Harian Metro Associate Editor (News & Convergence) Noorsham Md Salleh; and Senior News Editor Abdul Manan Abdul Samad.