The first ever project bringing together educational institutions, agencies and industries from Malaysia, participated in a social education based project in Southern Thailand.
21 February 2019, Kelantan- Educational institutions, agencies and industries in Malaysia and Southern Thailand had a roundtable session to discuss “Malaysian-Southern Thailand Education Project (M-STEP). The event held at Universiti Malaysia Kelantan, was led by DRB-HICOM University of Automotive Malaysia with Institute Darul Ridzuan as the partner of the project. The discussion was focused on outreach programmes and community projects in Southern Thailand with the objectives of providing exposure to students through higher education either in Malaysia or Southern Thailand and thus, providing assistance in the aspects of community development. Also DRB-HICOM University had signed Memorandum of Understanding with Princess of Naradhiwas University during the event.
The event was preceded by a dinner reception with all the participants on the 20th February at Dewan Perniagaan Melayu Kelantan. It was also attended by Dato Sri Mustapa Muhamed, the Member of Parliament for the district of Jeli and Puan Hajah Pateemoh Saideeyamu, the Deputy Governor of Narathiwat as a show of support to the project.