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FACULTY OF EARTH SCIENCES UMK GETS THE TRUST OF THE MINERAL AND GEOSCIENCE DEPARTMENT MALAYSIA

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IPOH October 29 I Universiti Malaysia Kelantan (UMK) and Minerals and Geoscience Department Malaysia (JMG) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to collaborate in the field of investigation, services and research of minerals and geoscience.


The MoU document was signed by the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research and Innovation) of UMK, Prof. Ts. Dr. Arham Abdullah and Minerals and Geoscience Department Malaysia Director-General Datuk Shahar Effendi Abdullah Azizi.


The signing of the MoU was in conjunction with the 9th Mineral Symposium (SIMPOMIN) and the Mineral and Geoscience Department Conference, at the Casuarina Hotel, Ipoh, Perak, today.


This agreement is important because JMG is a Federal Government agency under the Ministry of Water, Land and Natural Resources with a mission to contribute towards improving the country's economic competitiveness and quality of life through effective use of minerals and geoscience information, specialised services and related research.


Through a number of preliminary discussions, UMK through the Department of Geoscience, the Faculty of Earth Sciences (FSB) has succeeded in collaborating with JMG informally and with the signing of the MoU, all concern and collaboration can be carried out smoothly.


The Memorandum of Understanding is into effect for a period of six (6) years from August 2019 to August 2024, which includes collaboration in research and academic development programmes, development of scientific materials and publications as well as organising seminars, workshops and conferences and other related activities.


The MoU will also benefit both parties who are working to strengthen, encourage and develop joint ventures in academic and research especially in the fields of minerals and geoscience between the two on the basis of commonality and mutual benefit.


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