Datin Paduka Nurmala Abd Rahim, Secretary General, Ministry of Plantation Industries & Commodities Malaysia

On Friday 27th April 2012 TARRC was pleased to welcome Datin Paduka Nurmala Abd Rahim, Secretary General, Ministry of Plantation Industries & Commodities Malaysia, to TARRC.

Datin Paduka Nurmala Abd Rahim was given a briefing by Dr Kamarudin Ab-Malek, TARRC's CEO, regarding TARRC's past and future contributions to the Malaysian rubber industry and the world.

Datin Paduka Nurmala Abd Rahim was then taken on a tour of TARRC's laboratories and was shown all the areas of work TARRC undertakes from analytical, biotechnology, tyre technology and engineering design.

On the following Saturday morning a visit was made into London to visit Albany Court, the first building in the world to be isolated on laminated rubber bearings in 1966. A visit was also made to the Marriott Hotel at Swiss Cottage, the first hotel in London to be built on rubber bearings.

For more information on the Ministry of Plantation Industries and Commodities please take a look at their official website at www.kppk.gov.my

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