DRB-HICOM Berhad’s Group Managing Director Dato’ Sri Haji Mohd Khamil Jamil appointed as Universiti Malaysia Pahang’s first Pro-Chancellor.
Kuantan, 13 October - DRB-HICOM Berhad’s Group Managing Director Dato’ Sri Haji Mohd Khamil Jamil was inaugurated as the first Pro-Chancellor of Universiti Malaysia Pahang (UMP), during its seventh convocation ceremony.
He received his appointment from the Chancellor of UMP, the Crown Prince of Pahang, His Royal Highness Tengku Abdullah Al Haj ibni Sultan Haji Ahmad Shah Al Musta’in Billah.
In his maiden speech as the Pro-Chancellor, Dato’ Sri Haji Mohd Khamil thanked His Royal Highness Tengku Abdullah Al Haj for the great honour bestowed upon him.
He called upon the students to appreciate the vast opportunities available for those wanting to further their studies, brought about by the numerous development initiative since independence, which pushed for democratisation of the education system.
He also cautioned the students on today’s highly competitive employment market and urged them to develop a high threshold for frustration in their quest to achieve their goals in life. “Only those who exhibit high level of quality and merit will attract the interest of potential employers, and will stand out in today’s competitive employment market”