Jabatan Kimia Malaysia’s Open Day 2014 was held at its Headquarters in Petaling Jaya, Selangor on 24 June 2014, from 9am to 5pm with the theme “fun @ kimia malaysia”. This event attracted many visitors from government and private agencies, colleges and secondary schools as well as the public. Include among the visitors was a group of MOSTI PUSPANITA members led by its President and Vice President
This Open Day showcased Kimia’s functions and services by introducing its new areas of work and the latest technologies used to its customers and the public. At the same time, it gives an opportunity for clients and public to seek explanation and information on the services provided.
The visitors were given the opportunity to learn more about Kimia’s analytical services through posters, publications and exhibits that were showcased. Interactive exhibits were set up by the Forensic Division (comprising of Criminalistic Section, Document Examination Section, Forensic DNA Section and Narcotic Section), the Industry and Trade Tariff Classification Division (IKTD), the Research and Quality Assurance Division (PJK), as well as the Environmental Health Division (KAS, comprising of Environment Section, Water Section, Food Section and Biotechnology Section). Apart from these, other interesting and fun activities such as puzzles, crosswords, word search, IQ tests, matching games, interactive computer games, videos, Kimia’s service function models, science models and fun chemistry experiment demonstrations were carried out.
The “Crime Scene Investigation (CSI) Treasure Hunt” activity designed by the Forensic Division received overwhelming responses from the secondary school students. They had to solve a crime after performing a series of forensic tests on evidences gathered from a staged crime scene
A group photo of Director General of JKM, En. Ahmad Ridzuan bin Ibrahim (seated 2nd left) with (seated from left) Puan Mek Azizah binti Che Mat, President of JKM PUSPANITA, YBhg. Datin Hajah Rohana binti Abdullah@Madon, President of MOSTI PUSPANITA, YBhg. Datin Noorizan binti Abu Bakar, Vice President of MOSTI PUSPANITA, Puan Sharifah Hanim binti Zaki, Vice President of Malaysian Meteorological Department (JMM) PUSPANITA, En. Ng Hock Sing, President of Kimia Malaysia Open Day Committee (standing center), and the PUSPANITA representatives of MOSTI and JKM.
YBhg. Datin Hajah Rohana binti Abdullah@Madon, President of MOSTI PUSPANITA and Puan Mek Azizah binti Che Mat, President of JKM PUSPANITA, attracted to the food pyramid exhibit while visiting to Food Section exhibition booth with accompanied by Director General of JKM, En. Ahmad Ridzuan bin Ibrahim and En. Wong Kok Fah, Director of KAS Division