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FRIM organises special talk for DG

30 July 2020 (Thursday) – Forest Research Institute Malaysia (FRIM) organised a Special Talk Programme for FRIM Director General (DG) Datuk Dr Abd Latif Mohmod, entitled 'Latif: His Life, His Story' at the FRIM Auditorium on 27 July. This programme aimed to give FRIM staff a chance to hear the life story and views of Abd Latif on current issues and future challenges of FRIM including actions and steps required to maintain and ensure the sustainability of FRIM and its good work. It was also to provide FRIM staff the opportunity to ask any questions and give their comments to the [...]

FRIM organises special talk for DG2020-09-14T11:47:31+08:00

FRIM, PBG cooperation in plant management and conservation

29 July 2020 (Wednesday) - Forest Research Institute Malaysia (FRIM) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Penang State Government represented by Penang Botanic Gardens (PBG) to collaborate in plant management and conservation on 21 July 2020. At the signing ceremony held at FRIM, Director General (DG) Datuk Dr Abd Latif Mohmod represented FRIM whilst the Penang State Government was represented by PBG Director Nur Faizah Tajudin in signing the MOU. Abd Latif (left) and Nur Faizah speaking at the ceremony. From left: Chua, Abd Latif, Nur Faizah and Saw during the documents exchange session. FRIM Forest [...]

FRIM, PBG cooperation in plant management and conservation2020-07-29T15:57:14+08:00

KeTSA Minister launches states’ landmark flora book

27 July 2020 (Monday) – The Minister of Energy and Natural Resources (KeTSA), Dato’ Dr Shamsul Anuar Nasarah launched a book entitled, ‘Flora Mercu Tanda Negeri-negeri di Malaysia’ in Kuala Sepetang, Perak, yesterday. The launching of the book published by Forest Research Institute Malaysia (FRIM) was held in conjunction with The National Level International Day for the Conservation of the Mangrove Ecosystem 2020. From left: Shamsul Anuar, Abd Latif, Ahmad Saidi, Zurinah and Mohd Ridza during the book launch. Abd Latif (middle) showing contents of the book to Shamsul Anuar while Ahmad Saidi looks on. Also presnt [...]

KeTSA Minister launches states’ landmark flora book2020-07-29T15:28:59+08:00

KeTSA Deputy Minister visits FRIM

20 July 2020 (Monday) – The Deputy Minister of Ministry of Energy and Natural Resources (KeTSA), Ali Biju, conducted his first visit to Forest Research Institute Malaysia (FRIM) on 17 July. He was accompanied by KeTSA Biodiversity Management and Forestry Principal Assistant Secretary Sharmida Alia Sariff as well as other ministry officers. Abd Latif (left) and Ali during the briefing session.  FRIM top management officials attending the briefing session. The Deputy Minister was greeted by FRIM Director General (DG) Datuk Dr Abd Latif Mohmod, Deputy DG (Operations) Dr Khali Aziz Hamzah, Deputy DG (Research) Dato’ Dr Marzalina [...]

KeTSA Deputy Minister visits FRIM2020-08-13T14:08:52+08:00

FRIM DG launches ‘Teratak Roslan’

13 July 2020 (Monday) - FRIM Director General (DG) Datuk Dr Abd Latif Mohmod launched the ‘Teratak Roslan’ cabin which he contributed personally to serve as an office for the Urban Forestry Branch (UF) staff involved in the health assessment as well as maintenance of hazardous trees and ornamental landscape plants on 9 July. The cabin was named ‘Teratak Roslan’ to commemorate the service and dedication of the late Roslan Abdul Rahman. From left: Ahmad Azaruddin, Ismail and Abd Latif speaking at the ceremony. From left: UF staff Azman Ahmad, Ahmad Azaruddin, Abd Latif, Ismail and Noor Azlin [...]

FRIM DG launches ‘Teratak Roslan’2020-07-14T15:34:04+08:00

Trees maintaining social distancing too

7 July 2020 (Tuesday) - The 'crown shyness' phenomenon formed at the crowns of kapur trees (Dryobalanops aromatica) seems almost like the trees are practising social distancing. The jigsaw-puzzle-in-the-sky-like formation is one of the most famous attractions at the Forest Research Institute Malaysia (FRIM) campus, Kepong. The phenomenon caught the attention of National Geographic (Nat Geo) and they assigned a professional photographer, Ian Teh, to capture this phenomenon. Screen shot of the Nat Geo article. Teh (left) and FRIM Media Officer Lim Chung Lu finding various photographic angles at the location. The picture taken by Teh on 16 June was published on [...]

Trees maintaining social distancing too2020-10-22T14:56:47+08:00

FRIM DG launches FRIM 35th Anniversary Logo

7 July 2020 (Tuesday) – Forest Research Institute Malaysia (FRIM) Director General (DG) Datuk Dr Abd Latif Mohmod launched the Institute’s 35th Anniversary Logo held in conjunction with the research meeting at the FRIM Auditorium, Kepong, yesterday. The launching of the logo is significant and meaningful as 2020 is also the 35th year of Abd Latif’s service at FRIM as well as his 12th year as the DG. From left: Mohd Rosli, Gan and Zahari during their respective presentation. The meeting conducted simultaneously at (clockwise from top left): Auditorium, Garcinia-Morinda Room, Licuala Room and ‘FRIM Wall of Fame’ foyer. [...]

FRIM DG launches FRIM 35th Anniversary Logo2020-10-22T09:48:45+08:00

FRIM DG launches Forest Skywalk’s office

1 July 2020 (Wednesday) – Forest Research Institute Malaysia (FRIM) Director General (DG) Datuk Dr Abd Latif Mohmod launched the operation of the Forest Skywalk Management Office at Kepong Botanic Gardens, yesterday. The ceremony was attended by Deputy DG (Operations) Dr Khali Aziz Hamzah, Forestry and Environment Director Dr Ismail Parlan, Administration Director Liza Ismail, Ecotourism and Urban Forestry Programme (EUF) Head Dr Noor Azlin Yahya, Recreation Management and Recreation Impact Branch Head Dr Ahmad Nazaruddin Mohd Roseli, Forest Skywalk Manager Wan Mohd Nafizul Wan Ahmad and Corporate Communication Head Toh An Nee. Noor Azlin (far right) giving [...]

FRIM DG launches Forest Skywalk’s office2020-07-08T10:53:45+08:00
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