PETALING JAYA: Higher Education Minister Datuk Dr Noraini Ahmad has extended heartfelt congratulations to Malaysian-born fashion designer Datuk Rizalman Ibrahim on his appointment as Universiti Teknologi Mara’s (UiTM) newest board member.
“Based on my experience, I am confident that Rizalman will be able to contribute his expertise and devotion, especially in the field of entrepreneurship, ” read Noraini’s social media posts on Twitter and Facebook.
Both have cumulatively gained thousands of likes and hundreds of shares since they were put up on Friday (Oct 16) night.
UiTM also congratulated its alumnus’ appointment on its official Facebook page.
“Congratulations, Rizalman on your appointment as a board member of UiTM from the Chairman of the Board, Board Members and Executive Management of the university.”
Support on social media has been pouring in for Rizalman – who graduated from UiTM with a degree in Art & Design (Fashion Design) – with the majority of commenters on Noraini’s Facebook post saying that he is “the best choice”.
They said this, adding that Rizalman was a graduate of the university who has had a successful career as a fashion designer, interior designer, event manager, wedding organiser and TV personality.
Higher Education Minister, Noraini Ahmad, congratulates, fashion designer, Rizalman Ibrahim, appointment, UiTM board