The lecturers, Prof. Dr. Mohd Kamarulnizam Abdullah, Dean of Ghazali Shafie Graduate School of Government (GSGSG); Assoc. Prof. Dr. Muhammad Muda and Dr. Mohamad Zaki Ahmad from the School of International Studies (SoIS) were among nine lecturers chosen by the government of Timor-Lestefrom Public Universities in Malaysia.
Dean of GSGSG, Prof. Dr. Mohd Kamarulnizam said, the selection process was carried out by a committee from the Embassy of the Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste and those chosen to be part of the team will assist in terms of development and they will also deliver lectures on international security.
"We will also identify some opportunities to embark on cooperation between UUM and Timor-Leste including signing a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) and also to send students for the Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) programme at UUM," he added.
The lecturers will also assit in developing the academic profile for ambassadors appointed by the government of Timor-Leste and the curriculum at the Institute of Diplomacy Research, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Republic of Timor-Leste.
Translated by Nur Ida Faradilla binti Aziz
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