Endon, Ling to receive honorary degrees


  • Nation
  • Friday, 13 Aug 2004

JOHOR BARU: Datin Seri Endon Mahmood will be conferred an honorary degree of Doctor of Humanity by the Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM) at its 33rd convocation tomorrow.  

The degree is to honour her role and contribution in social activities, especially those related to the welfare of children and women. 

The Sultanah of Johor, Sultanah Zanariah Tunku Ahmad, who is UTM chancellor, will present the degree in a ceremony at the university’s Dewan Sultan Iskandar in Skudai. 

Prime Minister Datuk Seri Abdullah Ahmad Badawi is expected to attend the ceremony to witness his wife receiving the honour. 

UTM vice-chancellor Datuk Prof Dr Mohd Zulkifli Mohd Ghazali said the university would also confer on former transport minister Tun Dr Ling Liong Sik the honorary degree of Doctor of Engineering Management.  

He said the degree was in recognition to Dr Ling’s contribution in the field of transportation and his role in the setting up of Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman.  

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