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More support for Mahathir as interim Education Minister

13 Jan 2020 / 15:36 H.

KUALA LUMPUR: The Public Universities Vice-Chancellors and Rectors Committee (JKNC/R) today expressed its full support to Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad (pix) as the interim Education Minister.

The committee, in a statement today, expressed its full support and would always be ready to extend cooperation to Mahathir in implementing initiatives to improve the quality of the country’s education, in line with the Fourth Industrial Revolution (IR 4.0), digital innovation and the Internet of things (IoT) centred on the National Education philosophy and the principles of the Rukun Negara.

“The JKNC/R is also committed to promoting the country’s quality, inclusive, and conducive higher education towards global prominence,” it said.

The committee also congratulated Mahathir who assumed the post on Jan 3 and hoped that he would continue to drive and empower the country’s educational excellence. — Bernama

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