26 August 2019 (Monday) - The Ministry of Water, Land and Natural Resources (KATS), Forest Research Institute Malaysia (FRIM) and Forestry Department Peninsular Malaysia (FDPM) released the National Tree Stamps to mark the launching of merbau as the country's national tree. Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad, launched Merbau as the National Tree on 23 August at the opening of ‘Hutan Kita’ Exhibition at the Kuala Lumpur Tower. Abd Latif (in white shirt) presenting the stamps to Mahathir while Xavier (far right) looks on. FRIM staff on duty at the ‘Hutan Kita’ Exhibition posing for a group picture [...]
27 August 2019 (Tuesday) – Several achievements of Forest Research Institute Malaysia (FRIM) Director General (DG) Dato' Dr Abd Latif Mohmod in the field of forestry science have been included a part of the contents of an exercise book entitled, Praktis Fokus UPSR Bahasa Melayu Tahun 6B - 2019’ published by Tunas Pelangi. Snapshot of the exercise book showing FRIM DG’s success. Cover of the ‘Praktis Fokus UPSR Bahasa Melayu Tahun 6B - 2019’ book. An excerpt of FRIM DG’s success is found in 'THEME 8: Damainya Bumiku’ in the exercise book. Students are asked to read [...]
19 August 2019 (Monday) – Forest Research Institute Malaysia (FRIM) hosted the Family Day programme of KASIH Malaysia, an association of the wives of Pakatan Harapan cabinet ministers and deputy ministers, on Saturday, 17 August. From left: Abd Latif, Siti Hasmah and Anne James speaking at the event while Noor Azlin (far right) giving a briefing on FRIM. Abd Latif, Siti Hasmah (third and fourth from right) and others posing with the tree planted by Mahathir in 2015. The programme was launched by the Prime Minister's wife, Tun Dr Siti Hasmah Mohamad Ali, who is also KASIH [...]
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8 August 2019 (Thursday) - Forest Research Institute Malaysia (FRIM) Research Gallery, Facility Unit and Visitor Information Centre (VIC) will be closed on 10–12 August in conjunction with the Hari Raya Aidiladha. Clockwise from top: Facility Unit, VIC and FRIM Research Gallery. The FRIM paved roads, picnic area and Kepong Botanic Gardens will remain open for joggers and other visitors. The campus is open from 6.00am to 7.00pm, with the last entry at 6.30pm. We apologise for any inconvenience. For any enquiry, kindly email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
8 August 2019 (Thursday) - Forest Research Institute Malaysia (FRIM) has organised the 2019 FRIM Director General Trophy Innovation Competition for Selangor state schools to increase students’ interest in science as well as to raise awareness and knowledge on innovation. The competition was also aimed at promoting creativity as well as expanding the students’ mind in creating designs applicable in everyday life. Abd Latif speaking at the ceremony. Representatives from SK Rasa posing for photograph with Norhayati (far left), Abd Latif (fourth from left) and Muhamad Radzi (third from right). The competition themed, 'Conservation of Forest, Water [...]