UUM ONLINE: Kuala Lumpur, 26 September – UUM hosted a farewell dinner at the Istana Hotel last night in honour of the CIMB-UUM Chair Professor, Emeritus Prof Dr Salim Rashid who served as the CIMB-UUM Chair Professor for a period of two years since 2015.
Speaking at the ceremony, UUM Vice-Chancellor, Prof Dato' Seri Dr Mohamed Mustafa Ishak stated that, besides initiating various academic collaborative activities and expanding the public and private research networking in the field of banking and finance, Prof Dr Salim also conducted various academic related activities that have substantially enhanced the brand names of UUM and CIMB.
"As the CIMB-UUM Chair Professor, Prof Dr Salim has been involved with various academic activities including lecturing, organising workshops and delivering keynote addresses at various events since his appointment as the CIMB-UUM Chair Professor.
"Even though he will be leaving us, I hope that his work and efforts will continue to inspire other academics to focus on research activities, especially in the areas related to the country's economy, banking and finance for the benefit of the future generation," said Prof Dato' Seri.
Translated by Nur Ida Faradilla binti Aziz
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