SERDANG, May 27 – Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM) received an environmental PEKA Award under its Eco Tertiary Award category which was presented by His Royal Highness Sultan of Selangor, Sultan Sharafuddin Idris Shah.
The award by Pertubuhan Pelindung Khazanah Alam Malaysia (PEKA Malaysia) was conferred by Sultan Sharafuddin Idris Shah, who is also UPM Chancellor, to UPM Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Datin Paduka Dr. Aini Ideris, here.
It was accorded to UPM for its continuous and relentless support and initiatives in helping to safeguard and preserve tropical forests in the country via its research and teaching that emphasised on ways to preserve natural treasures in Malaysia.
PEKA Malaysia President, Puan Sri Shariffa Sabrina Syed Akil said for the first time, PEKA presented four awards to recipients who had been assisting the organization in carrying out its environmental-related activities.
Other recipients are Tenaga Nasional Berhad (TNB) under the category of Government-linked Companies (GLC), Sekolah Antarabangsa Islamik Idrissi under Eco Tertiary Education Award 2016 category and Sekolah Antarabangsa Cempaka under Eco Secondary Education Award 2016. – UPM.