Ministry of Higher Education comes to the aid of a UUM student involved in an accident in the Caribbean | Malaysia

Higher Education Minister Datuk Seri Noraini Ahmad addresses Members of Parliament in Kuala Lumpur on October 6, 2021. – Bernama pic

KUALA LUMPUR, January 1 – The Ministry of Higher Education (MOHE) and Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM) will ensure that Nur Nabilah Mohd Azahar, who was involved in an accident while undergoing industrial training at the division of Curacao diving in the Caribbean recently received all the help it needed.

Higher Education Minister Datuk Seri Noraini Ahmad said in a statement today that he included efforts to bring the UUM student home and help her process her insurance claim .

“However, as an immediate measure, UUM will pay the bond for Nur Nabilah’s processing fees before a full insurance claim is made.

“The MOHE also requested the UUM to coordinate the process of repatriating the student with the Malaysian Embassy in Caracas, Venezuela, depending on her medical condition and after obtaining permission from the hospital. from Curacao, ”she said.

Nur Nabilah, 25, a student at UUM’s School of Tourism, Hospitality and Event Management (STHEM), was allegedly involved in an accident on December 28 last year resulting in amputation of his right leg.

The student follows a four-month industrial training course in the country from September 13, 2021 to January 13 of this year.

Noraini also expressed his sadness at the tragedy that befell the UUM student. – Bernama

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