Malaysian Capacity-building Initiatives

Malaysian Capacity-building Initiatives

Malaysia faces a shortage of bumiputera talent to engage effectively in a nation that is rapidly moving up the value chain. There is a need for capacity building at various points, from students, skilled workers to professionals, both in terms of relevant skills and outlook, so they can actively participate in a Malaysia racing to become a developed nation by 2020. To hasten capacity building of the bumiputra community, the foundation contributed RM10 million in 2012 for the Yayasan Peneraju Pendidikan Bumiputra to implement a range of programs that will raise the competency and competitiveness of bumiputra talent.

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Grooming Future Leaders

Grooming Future Leaders

The Albukhary Foundation signed an MOU in March 2012 to build sports facilities and an auditorium at Kompleks PERMATA Pintar Negara. This is part of Phase 2 of the campus development for PERMATA Pintar Negara.

PERMATA Pintar Negara is a national educational programme for gifted Malaysian students. The brainchild of the Prime Minister’s wife, Datin Paduka Seri Rosmah Mansor, it is being implemented by Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia.

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