IDFR Welcome Students from the Virtue Foundation, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Thailand
On 29 January 2015, 28 students from the Virtue Foundation, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Thailand visited IDFR and the delegation was led by Ms. Chantipha Phutrakul, Director of the Virtue Foundation. The visit was organised in cooperation with the Royal Thai Embassy and the National Department for Culture and Arts, Ministry of Tourism and Culture, Malaysia.
The main objectives of the visit were to gain knowledge on Malaysian culture and to have a better understanding of the roles and functions of IDFR as well as to obtain an overview of the ASEAN Community development in Malaysia.
Mr. Syed Bakri Syed Abdul Rahman, the Director of Training, delivered the opening remarks during the briefing session. After a short introduction on IDFR and an ice breaking activity, Mr. Hesmel Fazree Ahamd Faisal, Assistant Director from the National Department for Culture and Arts, Ministry of Tourism and Culture, Malaysia briefed the students on Malaysian culture. Each student was also given a bag containing information pertaining to the ASEAN Community and the Malaysian culture. After the briefing, the students enthralled the guests with a delightful cultural performance of songs and dance.
Nur Aqilah Mohd Subari