02 July 2008
On 25 June 2008, UEM Land Bhd was given the honour to officiate “Schools of Johor Bahru District Pencak Silat Competition for Year 2008”. 17 schools within Gelang Patah area contested in the sport which took place at Dewan Bistari of SMK Gelang Patah, one of our adopted PINTAR schools. This is their third consecutive year as host of the event.
Representing UEM Land’s Managing Director was Puan Sohailah Hj Yahya, Deputy General Manager of UEM Land’s Group Quality Assurance and Occupational Safety, Health & Environment. The 2-day event aimed to promote and value the legacy of Silat as one of the social culture and traditional heritage, therefore encouraging students to excel in Silat.
In her launch address, Puan Sohailah highlighted the importance of martial arts sport such as Silat in cultivating good moral values, high discipline, and team spirit attitude as well as enhancing the competitiveness of the school children. She concluded by emphasizing UEM Land’s aspiration for the current and new generation of Nusajaya to stand tall, facing the modernization challenges throughout the development in Nusajaya.