Translated by Mahaliza Mahadhir (email@example.com)
SINTOK – President of the Malaysian National Cooperative Movement (ANGKASA), Datuk Seri Dr Abdul Fattah Abdullah was awarded a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Development Management in conjunction with the 35th. Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM) Convocation Ceremony yesterday.
The award ceremony was officiated by His Royal Highness (HRH) Tengku Sarafudin Badlishah Ibni Al Aminul Karim Sultan Sallehuddin, the Raja Muda of Kedah as Pro-Chancellor of UUM which took place at the Mu’adzam Shah Hall, Universiti Utara Malaysia, Sintok, Kedah.
Datuk Seri Dr Abdul Fattah when met after the graduation ceremony expressed his gratitude for being awarded the degree after he had dedicated three years to his study.
“I am grateful for the support from my family and the people of ANGKASA. The recognition and endorsement I have received is not just for myself, but it is also a reflection of the public’s support, particularly for the advancement of the cooperative movement,” said the former member of the Lipis State Legislative Assembly in Pahang.
He completed his PhD after three years under the supervision of Assoc. Prof. Dr Hamidi Ismail and Assoc. Prof. Dr Zaheruddin Othman.
During UUM’s 35th Convocation Ceremony, a total of nine employees from ANGKASA were awarded their Master of Business Administration (MBA) degrees. These individuals, who were sponsored by ANGKASA, began their studies in 2020 and completed a two-year programme.
For the record, the programme is the third sponsorship that ANGKASA has fully funded. It involves a total of 47 officers and incurred a cost of RM846,000 from 2014 to 2021.