Malaysia To Host SWC Next Month

By Tuesday September 20th, 2011 No Comments

PUTRAJAYA, Sept 20 (Bernama) — Malaysia will for the first time host the Student in Free Enterprise (SIFE) World Cup, which will be held at the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre from Oct 3 to 5.

International Trade and Industry Minister Datuk Seri Mustapa Mohamed said Malaysia was the second Asian country to be given the honour to host the prestigious event, after Singapore in 2008.

He said some 2,500 participants from 38 countries would be taking part in the annual event and that it would certainly have a big impact on students of local institutions of higher learning.

“Fifty students from Universiti Teknologi Petronas will be representing Malaysia this time. We hope they will take advantage of the opportunity to network with their foreign counterparts as well interact with well-known academicians and corporate figures from throughout the world,” he told reproters here today.

Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak is scheduled to host a dinner for the participants and guests of SWC 2011 on Oct 5.

Source : Bernama

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