RI Officials Pay Courtesy Visit to the Office of the Maumoon Foundation, Malé, Maldives – Officials of the Royal Institution of Singapore paid a courtesy visit to the office of the Maumoon Foundation on 8th of May 2016. The delegation was warmly received by Members of the Board of Trustees of the foundation, headed by His Excellency Uz Maumoon Abdul Gayoom, Maumoon Foundation Chairman, Former President of Maldives, and RISG Honorary Fellow. During the visit, both parties exchanged insights about the respective parties’ mission, vision, goals, objectives, and directions. The exchange of ideas also provided an opportunity for the Maumoon Foundation and Royal Institution to explore into possible collaboration opportunities for the betterment of lives of the Maldivian citizens.

Photo (L-R) – RIPH VP for Local and International Affairs – Dr. Valentino G. Baac, AIC President/CEO – Miss Stephanie Yen, Founding President of RAFY, Deputy Leader of MDA, Director of STO, and RIPAr Maldives Honorary President – Ms. Aishath Rafiyya, RISG VP for Continuing Professional Development – Dr. Glenn S. Cabacang, RISG Chancellor – FDr. Samuel M. Salvador, RISG President – Dr. Athena Georgene Ang, ___, ___, ___, Maumoon Foundation Chairman, Former President of Maldives, and RISG Honorary Fellow – H.E. Uz Maumoon Abdul Gayoom, ___, and ___.

In the same visit, Almacrest International College’s (AIC, Sabah, Malaysia) President and CEO, Miss Stephanie Yen, also discussed about the two hundred (200) RI’s Scholarship offerings applicable to select courses tenable in her school. The tuition-based scholarship was made available and extended to the citizens of Maldives, where they get the chance to go on further studies and complete Diploma programmes of their choice in AIC.

Courtesy call delegates include RISG Chancellor – FDr. Samuel M. Salvador, Dr. Athena Georgene Ang, RISG VP for Continuing Professional Development – Dr. Glenn S. Cabacang, RIPH VP for Local and International – Dr. Valentino G. Baac, RISG Chief Finance Officer – Ms. Sharima Sampang, Royal Talent Capital (RTC) Director – Mr. Lim Joo Chate, and Malaysian Journalist and Royal Institute of Journalists Associate Member Ms. Jacelyn Koh Jia Lim.