15 August 2018 (Wednesday) – Secretary General of the Ministry of Water, Land and Natural Resources (KATS), Dato’ Dr Tan Yew Chong visited Forest Research Institute Malaysia (FRIM) yesterday.
Tan was greeted by FRIM Deputy Director General (DDG) (Operations) Dr Khali Aziz Hamzah, DDG (Research) Dr Ismail Harun and FRIM directorates at the Licuala Meeting Room.
|From left: Tan, Khali Aziz and Ismail discussing during the meeting.||FRIM Forestry Biotechnology Director (left) speaking while Ganesan looks on.|
Khali Aziz gave a presentation of FRIM’s background as well as its roles and achievements in research, development and commercialisation (R,D&C) whilst Tan raised various questions and suggestions to strengthen the focus and way forward for FRIM R&D.
Also present, FRIM Incorporated (FRIM Inc.) Fellow Advisor Dato’ Sri Mohd Amim A. Wahab; FRIM Inc. Administration and Operations Manager Abdul Jabbar Sabli; and FRIM Product Certification Services (FRIM PCS) Fellow Datuk Dr Rahim Sudin.
|FRIM and KATS representatives posing for a group pix with Tan (seated, middle).|
Tan was accompanied by Senior Under Secretary Badurunhisam Mohd Nor; Administration and Finance Under Secretary Nik Yusaimi Yusoff; Human Resources Management Under Secretary Anuar Othman; KSU Special Officer Dr Ganesan Jeyabalan; as well as Biodiversity Management and Forestry Division Principal Assistant Secretaries Nor Azmi Ahmad and Sharmida Alia Sariff.