Graduates to contribute to state’s industries

KUCHING: A total of 478 graduates from the Centre of Technical Excellence Sarawak (Centexs) received their certificates at the 5th Centexs Convocation Ceremony here, yesterday.

Centexs chief executive officer Syeed Mohd Hussien Wan Abdul Rahman said the graduates’ achievements can contribute to the state’s industrial needs.

“For the graduates today (yesterday), your achievements are initiatives undertaken by Centexs with the support of the state government and Yayasan Sarawak to strengthen technical and heritage skills training.

“This has proven to be beneficial to the youth of Sarawak which can contribute to the needs of the state’s industries,” said Syeed.

He said this at the 5th Centexs Convocation Ceremony held at Penview Convention Centre Demak (PCCD), yesterday.

According to Syeed, Centexs strives to develop and strengthen human capital, resources and talents in technical, digital, and heritage field and to establish a strong foundation for the industry in Sarawak.

“Intake numbers will soon increase with the completion of new Centexs branches in Lundu, Dalat, Lawas, and Betong,” he said.

Syeed added the enhancements of Centexs digital academy for degree holders and engineers in the field of information technology is in unison with the Sarawak Digital Economy as envisioned by Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg.

The ceremony was officiated at by Centexs chairman Tan Sri Datuk Amar Mohamad Morshidi Abdul Ghani who also presented certificates to the graduates.

Morshidi places the mace into its holder while Syeed (right) and others look on. Photo: Ramidi Subari