Global Tiger Day 2017
Saturday, 29 July 2017

Maybank Celebrates Global Tiger Day 2017 in Ipoh, Perak

Maybank Foundation is the corporate responsibility arm of the Maybank Group, which seeks to positively impact communities in markets that Maybank operates. The Foundation’s programs are focused on six key pillars which are Education, Community Empowerment, Healthy Living, Arts & Culture and Environmental Diversity.

On the 29th of July 2017, Maybank Foundation launched the Global Tiger Day Celebration, in conjunction with Global Tiger Day 2017. The celebration, which was held at Bulatan Amanjaya, Ipoh, is to officially commemorate Global Tiger Day 2017.

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State Committee Chairman for Education, Science, Environment & Green Technology, Dato’ Dr. Muhammad Amin bin Zakaria receives a warm welcome from the staff of Maybank

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The Chairman of Maybank and Maybank Foundation, Datuk Mohaiyani Shamsudin delivering her opening speech during the launch of the ‘Global Tiger Day Celebration’

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CEO of Maybank Foundation, Shahril Azuar Jimin giving the prizes to one of the winners for the coloring contest

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The Executive Director/CEO of WWF-Malaysia, Dato’ Dr Dionysius S.K. Sharma awarding the prizes to one of the winners for the coloring contest

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Datuk Mohaiyani Shamsudin presenting the grand prize to the Maybank futsal team, who were crowned as the champion of the futsal competition.

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Datuk Mohaiyani Shamsudin giving a token of appreciation to the Deputy of Secretary General (Environmental Management) Office, YBhg. Dato’ Sr. Dr. Azimuddin bin Bahari

The event was officially launched by YBhg. Dato’ Sr. Dr. Azimuddin bin Bahari, Perak Exco Member , State Committee Chairman for Education, Science, Environment & Green Technology (representing Menteri Besar Perak), the Chairman of Maybank and Maybank Foundation, Datuk Mohaiyani Shamsuddin, CEO of Maybank Foundation, Shahril Azuar Jimin and the Executive Director/CEO of WWF-Malaysia, Dato’ Dr Dionysius S.K. Sharma. During the event, Dato’ Dr. Muhammad Amin bin Zakaria announced the Perak state government’s registration for the C A | T S certification, in which it will be the first in South East Asia.

C A | T S is an accreditation scheme to ensure every aspect needed for effective conservation is in place within an area. C A | T S encourages the tiger conservation areas to meet a standards as it will assure effective and long term conservation.

At the celebration in Ipoh, the public was able to enjoy themselves with various food samplings from local food trucks and exciting activities including a futsal competition with participating teams from Maybank and stakeholders involved in the tiger conservation effort. There were plenty of activities for children to enjoy such as face painting, coloring contest, sand art and a miniature maze activity.

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