His Royal Highness the Sultan of Selangor, Sultan Sharafuddin Idris Shah attended the Gemilang Akademi Putra function at Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM) yesterday. At the function, His Royal Highness who is also the Chancellor of UPM presented the Vice-Chancellor's fellowship award to 15 academic staff who excelled in their service. Out of the 15 recipients, three were chosen to receive the highest award namely the Vice-Chancellor's Special Awards. The three were, from left in the picture above, Professor Madya Dr. Zeenathul Nazariah Allaudin from the Faculty of Veterinary Medicines for the teaching, pure science cluster and health cateory. Also receiving the award were Professor Dr. Fatimah Mohamed Arshad from the Agriculture and Food Policies Study Institute. And the third were Professor Datuk Dr. Yaakob Che Man from the Faculty of Food Science and Technology for the science cluster and food technology research category.
Also present in the ceremony were the Vice-Chancellor of UPM, Datuk Ir Dr Radin Umar bin Radin Sohadi. In the function, the Sultan also advised the university students, particularly those from UPM against participating in street demonstrations. The Sultan also said that, the street demonstrations were very much against the country's culture as they caused various problems to the community.