Bera, Pahang, March 11, 2017
The Bumiputera Education Tour (JPB) 2017 (JPB) 2017 was launcehd by the Honourable Prime Minister, Datuk Seri Najib Razak at the District Council field, Bera Pahang. In his speech, the Prime Minister stressed that the government is consistent in safeguarding the welfare of all citizens, especially Bumiputeras, which include efforts through this JPB 2017 programme. The Government wants to ensure that qualified Bumiputera students will not be left out to pursue their education because of problems such as poverty.
The ceremony was attended by about 15,000 residents and youth, and witnessed the handing over appointment letters to public agencies and the University as a Strategic Partner JPB 2017. UPM represented by YBhg. Prof. Datin Paduka Aini Ideris, Vice Chancellor of UPM received the letter of appointment as Strategic Partner for Bumiputera Education Tour from the Prime Minister. At the ceremony the Prime Minister also launched JPB4U application to facilitate students registration for JPB 2017 programme.
Also present were Minister of Rural and Regional Development Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob; Menteri Besar Datuk Seri Adnan Yaakob and Chairman of the Main Committee JPB 2017, Professor Emeritus Tan Sri Sahol Hamid Abu Bakar.
Updated:: 13/03/2017 [mnazrimy]