Aug. 18, 2015
Toray Industries (Malaysia) Sdn. Berhad
Visitation to the Malaysian Ministry of Higher Education
Toray Malaysia, represented by TML’s MD Mr. Yoshimura and 3 other Company’s personnel paid a courtesy visit to the Ministry of Higher Education at Putrajaya on the 10th August 2015.
Accompanied by the Vice Chancellor of Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM) Prof. Dato’ Dr. Omar Osman, the visitation is aimed at introducing Toray Group to the Ministry, besides sharing the various collaboration works carried out between Toray Malaysia and USM, including other Malaysian institutes of higher learning.
During the one-hour meeting, YB Dato’ Seri Idris Bin Jusoh, Minister of Higher Education and YB Datuk Mary Yap Kain Ching, Deputy Minister of Higher Education were briefed on the various collaboration works, including the scholarship program, student internship, industrial visits and joint research projects.
Specifically, Dato’ Seri Idris was introduced to the establishment of the Toray-USM Knowledge Transfer Centre, which is aimed at promoting and preserving the local knowledge, for research and networking by local and international researchers. The Minister welcomed this special gesture and commended Toray for the unparalleled initiative of developing the nation’s human capital and talents. The Centre is due for completion and utilized by the year of 2015.
At the end of the visit, the Minister once again extended the Malaysian Government’s appreciation to Toray for the various CSR contributions carried out for Malaysia, where Toray operates for the last 4 decades.