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Mutiara Mahkota Launched

Universiti Malaysia Pahang (UMP) launched a book named Mutiara Mahkota: Tengku Abdullah al-Haj in conjunction with Universiti Malaysia Pahang (UMP) 12th Convocation Ceremony.

The 280-page publication showcased more than 200 informative photography from various authoritative sources regarding the life of His Royal Highness the Regent of Pahang, Tengku Mahkota Tengku Abdullah al-Haj Ibni Sultan Haji Ahmad Shah al-Musta’in Billah, the Chancellor of UMP.

The carefully researched publication for three years consists of six specific chapters namely “Warisan Leluhur Berzaman”, “Putera Cendekia Perkasa”, “Cergas Tangkas”, “Citra Wibawa”, “Waris Ganti” and “Tuanku Canselor”.

“Other than the interesting way it is written using a contemporary creative writing technique called “zine”, the book also consists 36 lines of Malay poems entitled “Syair Tengku Mahkota” especially composed for the beginning of each of the six chapters” he explained during a speech at the Convocation Royal Dinner at Zenith Hotel, Kuantan.

Meanwhile, the dinner also celebrates the investiture of the Honorary Doctorate in Management to His Royal Highness in the 12th Convocation Ceremony of the university in recognition of his excellence in executing the role of Crown Prince of Pahang for the past 40 years.

Moreover, the award is becoming more meaningful since UMP is celebrating its 15th year of establishment and  His Royal Highness role as the Regent of the state of Pahang.

Around 300 guests turned up for the Royal Dinner including graduates who are the winner of the awards of the convocation.

Also present are the Deputy Vice Chancellor (Academic & International), Professor Dato’ Ts. Dr. Rosli Mohd. Yunus, Deputy Vice Chancellor (Research & Innovation), Professor Dato’ Dr. Mashitah Mohd Yusoff, Deputy Vice Chancellor (Student Affairs & Alumni), Professor Dato’ Dr. Yuserrie Zainuddin and the Chief Operating Officer of UMP, Mr. Abd. Hamid Majid.   

The 12th UMP Convocation Ceremony saw a total of 2,845 UMP graduates receiving their degree and diploma at scheduled for three days starting from 18th to 20th November at the Sports Complex, UMP Gambang Campus.