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Sharing the happiness of receiving APC

Kuantan, 28 August 2020 – The recipient of the Anugerah Perkhidmatan Cemerlang (APC), Samini Mat Hassan who is a Vehicle Driver at the Centre for Property Management and Development (PPPH), Universiti Malaysia Pahang (UMP) considers the award he received as a special gift in conjunction with his retirement on 21st June 2020 ago.

This is the second time he received the APC during his 19 years of service with UMP. 

He was among the 149 staffs who has shown excellent performance in the year 2019 and was celebrated in the Appreciation Ceremony in conjunction with the Quality and Innovation Day 2020.

Contrary to Suhaili Mohammed, 34 who served as a Security Guard in the Security Division.

She pulled herself together to attend and received the Anugerah Perkhidmatan Cemerlang on behalf of her late husband, in spite of the sadness and grief she felt from losing her husband.

Her late husband, Mohd Zairie Zahari, who passed away on March 7, 2020, was also a Security Guard in UMP. 

Now, the apple of their eyes, Muhammad Akif Ziyad, 9 and Nur Ainun Hayfa, 3 have become the motivation for Suhaili to continue living.

“I am very grateful to the university for giving this award to my late husband.

"This is the second time he received the APC after receiving it once in 2013. Certainly, it will be kept as a memory for me and my children," she said during the ceremony.
Senior Lecturer at the Centre for Human Sciences (PSK), Dr. Hasnah Hussiin said, this year has been very meaningful in the history of her service as a lecturer at UMP since she began serving in 2002.
"This is my first time receiving this APC award and it is special that it is celebrated in a new norm when the country is still facing the COVID-19 pandemic.

"I would like to express my highest appreciation and gratitude to UMP for giving me the space and opportunity to dedicate myself as an educator here in the past, present and future. UMP will always be in my heart," she said.
The Appreciation Ceremony in conjunction with the Quality and Innovation Day also celebrated a total of 30 UMP staff and the industry who attended to receive the excellence awards.

These include the recipients of the Sports Award, Public Sector Conducive Ecosystem Award (EKSA), ICT Award (K-Portal), Article Writing Award, Occupational Safety & Health Excellence Award (AKKKP), Industry & Community Excellence Award (AKIM) and Vice-Chancellor Quality Award (AKNC).

The ceremony was officiated by the Chairman of the UMP Board of Directors, Dato' Sri Ibrahim Ahmad, which was also attended by the Vice-Chancellor of UMP, Professor Ir. Dr. Wan Azhar Wan Yusoff and UMP Board of Directors members, Mohd. Fuad Kamal Ariffin in a ceremony held at the UMP Sports Complex Hall, Gambang Campus recently.

Translation by: Nadira Hana Ab Hamid, Faculty of Manufacturing and  Mechatronic Engineering Technology

Reports by:
Siti Nur Azwin binti Zulkapri