SHAH ALAM, March 12 — Universiti Teknologi Mara (UiTM) today decided to postpone its 92nd convocation ceremony scheduled for March 24 to April 16, at all campuses nationwide.
Vice-chancellor Emeritus Professor Datuk Dr Mohd Azraai Kassim said the decision was made after taking into consideration the Covid-19 report issued by the Ministry of Health (MOH) yesterday.
“Following the announcement of Covid-19 as a pandemic by the World Health Organisation, UiTM’s executive management at a special meeting today decided to postpone the convocation ceremony with immediate effect until a new date is announced.
“UiTM management needs to take proactive measures for the health and safety of all university and community members,” he said in a statement here today.
Mohd Azraai also expressed his appreciation for the support and cooperation of all parties in the decision on the postponement. — Bernama