Former MCA president recounts how UTAR was 'born in the sky'

Ivy Chang

Modified 7 Mar 2019, 11:42 am

Former MCA president Dr Ling Liong Sik revealed that he broached the idea of setting up Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman (UTAR) after seeing that Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad was satisfied with a serving of his favourite Kedah-style nasi lemak.

Speaking to a forum on Tunku Abdul Rahman University College’s (TARUC) history on the campus, the UTAR chancellor recounted the meeting with Mahathir during a flight...

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