The programme was also attended by Mr. Mohammad bin Yusof, Special Officer of Y.A.B. Menteri Besar Terengganu and Prof. Emeritus Dr. Faizah Mohd Sharoum, Director of Kenyir Research Institute, UMT.

An excellent Talk Programme with Coastal Community was held under the “Research Programme of Coastal Community for Socioeconomic Development (CSD)” on 25th August 2014 at Dewan Pejabat Penyelaras UMNO, DUN Seberang Takir.

The main objective of this programme is to build a good relationship between the university and the coastal community. In this programme, the Chair of Research Programme of Coastal Community for CSD, Dr. Sh Marzety Adibah binti Al Sayed Mohamad focused on changing the community’s mind and intrapersonal change. Besides, this programme gave exposure towards self-awareness among the community in order to increase their quality of life. The programme was successfully concluded.

Participants listening to the “Talk Programme with Coastal Community” that was convey by Dr. Sh Marzety Adibah binti Al Sayed Mohamad.

The programme was well received by the community that attended, comprised of 113 participants made up of fisherman, their wives, their children and the local residents. This programme also attended by the director of Kenyir Research Institute, UMT, Prof. Emeritus Dr. Faizah Mohd Sharoum and was inaugurated by En. Mohamad bin Yusof, Special representative of the Chief Minister of Terengganu.

Data collection session.

Question and Answer session with community

Researchers and members of CSD pictorial together with coastal community.

The Chairperson of this coastal community research programme has brought new changes by giving importance to aspects of bringing changes within self of the participants before embarking on any smart entrepreneurial project.