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MSU Delegation @ 12th Asian University Presidents Forum 2013
Mahasarakham University delegation led by the Acting President Assoc. Prof. Dr. Supachai Samappito joined this year the 67 presidents and representatives from institutions of higher learning from 22 Asian nations for the 12th Asian University Presidents Forum 2013 held at Resorts World Langkawi, Langkawi, Malaysia on October 6 - 9, 2013 and was organized by the Universiti Malaysia Perlis, Malaysia under the leadership of the Vice Chancellor Prof Datuk Dr Kamarudin Hussin.
Second Education Minister Datuk Seri Idris Jusoh, who opened the forum at the Pauh Putra UniMAP Campus expressed confidence that AUPF would be the best forum to boost cooperation among Asian universities and sited the former Prime Minister Dr Mahathir's keynote address which touched the importance of English in two main subjects, namely, Science and Mathmetics.
This year's forum themed with " Leadership in the Transformation of Asia: Opportunities and Challenges", was held at two venues, namely Resorts World Langkawi and UniMAP. And was highlighted with the presence of the Raja Muda of Perlis, Tuanku Syed Faizuddin Putra, who is also UniMAP Chancellor, and Raja Puan Muda Perlis, Tuanku Hajah Lailatul Shahreen Akashah Khalil at the Gala Dinner.
UniMAP Vice Chancellor Prof Datuk Dr. Kamarudin Hussin officiated the closing ceremony on October 9, 2013 after the distribution of the Certificate of Participation to all the participants at the Resorts World Langkawi, Langkawi, Malaysia.