Collaboration with Indonesia in education

SANDAKAN: Politeknik Sandakan Sabah (PSS) is ready to collaborate with Indonesia in the field of education.

According to PSS director, Tajul Ariffin Mohamed Arif, the international cooperation is a first step towards expanding the fields of study offered by PSS through collaboration with educational institutions in Indonesia.

With such cooperation it is possible to introduce a student exchange programme between Indonesian students and PSS students, Tajul added.

Tajul explained that through the collaboration, PSS could also understand the technologies available there or to study the technologies available in both Indonesia as well as in Malaysia, especially on Agro technology and Aquaculture.

“If the collaboration materializes it is the first for us in international relations,” Tajul said to media following the courtesy visit by representatives of the Indonesian Consulate-General in Kota Kinabalu to PSS on Thursday.

Commenting on the proposal to expand fields of study available in PSS, Tajul intends to visit the Bogor Agricultural Institution which offers same subjects with some polytechnics in Malaysia.

Hendro Retro Wulan and Hendrarso Sartono from the Indonesian Consulate-General in Kota Kinabalu were in Sandakan to extend the invitation to PSS to participate in the International Handicraft Trade Fair (INACRAFT 2019) in Jakarta from April 24 to 28.

By ALIZA ALAWI & ADLINA CHIN.

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