Kuramae Services, UNIMAS signed MoU to strengthen ICT development in Sarawak


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Signing the MoU, from left: Mr Shinya Asahara, Mr Kenji Kinochi, Prof Dato’ Dr Mohamad Kadim Suaidi and Dr Johari Abdullah

Kuramae Services Sdn Bhd (Kuramae) is pleased to announce the signing of Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with a Malaysia university in Borneo Island, Universiti Malaysia Sarawak (UNIMAS), in strengthening its collaboration with local university through the sharing of expertise, experience and talents in Information and Communication Technology (ICT).

Our Managing Director, Mr Kenji Kinochi on 26th October 2015 signed the MoU with Vice Chancellor of UNIMAS, Prof Dato’ Dr Mohamad Kadim Suaidi. The signing was witnessed by our Corporate Management Advisor, Mr Shinya Asahara and UNIMAS’ Faculty of Computer Science and Information Technology (FCSIT) faculty dean, Dr Johari Abdullah. The signing was also assisted by Mr Simon Wan, Director of Gigaspeed Technology Sdn Bhd (Kuching), which is one of Kuramae collaborative partners and YBhg Datu Dr Hatta Bin Solhi, Chairman of UNIMAS Board of Directors.

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Exchanging MoU documents, from left: Mr Shinya Asahara, Mr Kenji Kinochi, Mr Simon Wan, YBhg Datu Dr Hatta Bin Solhi, Prof Dato’ Dr Mohamad Kadim Suaidi and Dr Johari Abdullah.

The MoU officially marks the starting of collaboration between our company and UNIMAS, in sharing of ideas and experiences in contribution to the advancement of ICT industry in Sarawak for the coming future. It will also enable our company and UNIMAS to work closely toward the pursuit of UNIMAS’ excellence in Teaching and Learning activities by providing students internship programme, ICT forum and talks, final year project supervision, research, innovation, consultation and other services in the coming years.

With this, UNIMAS can play an important role as a foundation to human resource development by providing competent graduates in computer science and information technology to the society. As a start, three of our pioneer technical personnel, whom will be officially graduate from UNIMAS this early November 2015, are a part of the collaboration kick off between KURAMAE Services Sdn Bhd and UNIMAS’ Faculty of Computer Science and Information Technology (FCSIT).

Mr Kenji Kinochi always regarded Malaysia as “part of the continuous driving force for the South East Asia economy”. He believes that “collaboration between Japanese and Malaysian companies can contribute to a global talent pool and interesting technological product development for the bright future of both countries.”

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Mr Kenji Kinochi, Managing Director of Kuramae Services Sdn Bhd

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Prof Dato’ Dr Mohamad Kadim Suaidi, Vice Chancellor of UNIMAS