August Monthly Assembly at Ministry of Foreign Affairs
A day before our National Day which fell on 31 August 2013, the Monthly Assembly of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs was held at the Wisma Putra, Dewan Serbaguna WP2, in conjunction with the secretary General of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs ‘clocking-out’ session.
The hall was filled with the arrival of Ministry of Foreign Affairs civil servants. The assembly programme commenced upon the arrival of YB Dato’ Hamzah Zainudin, Deputy Foreign Minister, YBhg. Tan Sri Mohd Radzi Abdul Rahman, the outgoing Secretary General and Datuk Othman Hashim, the incoming Secretary General along with senior officers of Wisma Putra.
The assembly began with the singing of the National Anthem, Negaraku, followed by Wisma Putra song and 1 Malaysia song. YB Dato’ Hamzah Zainudin, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs started off with a speech. It was followed by the launching of the ‘Facebook’ page of Wisma Putra by YBhg. Tan Sri Radzi. The “Penyerahan Nota Serah Tugas” or handing over notes session took place and subsequently, he gave a speech on Secretary General’s resignation and his excellent contributions on serving the ministry. The assembly ended with the ‘clocking-out’ session by YBhg. Tan Sri Radzi for the final time and bade farewell to the Wisma Putra officers and staff.
IDFR was represented by the Director General, YBhg. Dato’ Ku Jaafar Ku Shaari, officials and staff.
Report by: Dewi Hafiza Nazri
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