| Ipoh, Malaysia | 28 Oct 2016 | Asia Samachar |
Ipoh-based TAJ International College (TIC) has pledged a RM1.5 million scholarship for Sikh students pursuing their studies at the 20-year institution of higher learning.
The pledge was announced by TIC CEO Tina Tajuddin at a dinner organised by the colege’s Sikh students in Ipoh, Perak, on Sunday (23 October 2016).
The college has some 50 Sikh students.
“This is the first time any higher learning institute has awarded such an amount to Sikh students in Malaysia,” said Parti Punjabi Malaysia (PPM) President Gurjeet Singh Rhande who was present at the event.
The PPM also presented a cheque RM10,000 to the association called United Sikhs Taj International College (USTIC).
Also present at the event was Tajuddin Abdul Rahman, Malasia’s Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Argo-based Industry (MOA) and founder of the college.
The dinner was held at local restaurant Tandoor Grill.
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