By: Noor Eszereen Juferi
Photo by: Mohammad Izrul Bin Abdul Jabar
SERDANG, May 8 – The Deputy Minister of Youth and Sports, Senator Wan Ahmad Fayhsal Wan Ahmad Kamal, has monitored the process of returning home for Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM) students in conjunction with the Hari Raya Aidilfitri celebrations and distributed face masks and hand sanitisers to them.
He met several UPM athletes, including students of Bachelor of Communication, Faculty of Modern Languages and Communication (FBMK), Ahmad Syukran Mohd Shahir (National Fencing backup); Norshafiee Mohd Shah (National Athletics backup); students of Bachelor of Physical Education, Faculty of Educational Studies (FPP), Muhammad Zaqwan Mohd Yusof (National Athletics backup); Ag Kamil Soleh Abd Kadir; Luqman Nur Harith Azman (National Hockey backup); Ezaino An Ignatius (UPM Football backup).
He also chatted with several athletes from the UPM rugby team known as ‘Serdang Angels’, including students of Bachelor of Communication, FBMK, Norshafiee Mohd Shah; Bachelor of Education (Physical Education), FPP, Mohd Shobrey Amok, Muhammad, Aidil Hakim Mohd Zamberi, Muhammad Akmal Hakim Nordin, Mohd Dzulhilmi Zulkanain, Muhammad Razman Ab Razak and student of Master of Science Sports, FPP, Faat Hor Rozi Ismail.
Senator Wan Ahmad Fayhsal also informed UPM students about the ebelia Portal, http://ebelia.iyres.gov.my/. It is a platform provided by the Ministry of Youth and Sports and the Institute for Youth Research Malaysia (IYRES) to enable youth and students to get information on job opportunities, job creation, funds and facilities and training skills in the portal itself.
He hoped UPM students would continue to follow the SOP when they return home to celebrate Hari Raya.
"In celebrating Hari Raya, I hope we are fully committed to adhering to the standard operating procedure (SOP) to help the frontliners as well as to give them moral supports by staying at home and using technology to connect with each other during Hari Raya," he said.
Meanwhile, the movements of students are arranged in stages according to the zones. Students will return to the Northern Zone (Penang, Kedah and Perlis) and the Eastern Zone (Kelantan, Terengganu and Pahang) on May 7, Central Zone (Selangor, Perak, Kuala Lumpur and Putrajaya) on May 8, Southern Zone (Negeri Sembilan, Melaka and Johor) on May 9, while Sabah from May 7 to 12.
The movements of students to return to campus are also be made in stages. Northern Zone (Penang, Kedah and Perlis) and Eastern Zone (Kelantan, Terengganu and Pahang) on May 17, Central Zone (Selangor, Perak, Kuala Lumpur and Putrajaya) on May 18, Southern Zone (Negeri Sembilan, Melaka and Johor) on May 19, and students from Sabah have to return to campus no later than May 20. - UPM
Date of Input: 21/05/2021 | Updated: 21/05/2021 | hairul_nizam
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