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NUKLEAR MALAYSIA & USAS TO FORGE PARTNERSHIP

BANGI, MAY 9th 2024: The Malaysian Nuclear Agency (Nuklear Malaysia) today received a courtesy visit from the delegation of Sultan Azlan Shah University (USAS) in Kuala Kangsar, Perak. The delegation was brought to the Bangi Complex to hold further discussion.

The USAS delegation, led by Prof. Dato' Dr. Wan Sabri bin Wan Yusof, Vice Chancellor, received warm welcome by Dr. Rosli bin Darmawan, Director General of the Malaysian Nuclear Agency, along with other officials from the management.

 

Several prospects were considered during the discussion, including a knowledge transfer cooperation of the NMR-152 paddy variety farming project on unused part of land in the Kota Lama Kanan area of Kuala Kangsar District. NMR 152 is a rice variety created via mutation breeding technique on MR 219 rice seeds using gamma ray.

This collaboration is expected to improve local farmers' revenue growth, particularly in the Kuala Kangsar District.