Monday, February 13, 2012
ARI-CCM Research Project on Non Profit Organizations
Today, several ARI researchers comprising Professor Dr Normah Omar, Associate Professor Dr Roshayani and Associate Professor Noorbijan Abu Bakar participated in a meeting with officers from the Companies Commission of Malaysia (CCM)- Mr Sufyan Mokhtar, Mr Iskandar, Ms Jojina and Ms Azura. The meeting which was held in CCM office in Kuala Lumpur discussed in principle a joint research project between ARI and CCM to evaluate the governance of non profit organizations (NPOs) that are registered with CCM. Currently there are about 1,600 NPOs listed by CCM either under the category of foundations or companies limited by guarantee. The meeting also agreed on the development and signing of a memorandum of understanding between UiTM and CCM by the top leaders of both entities. The research project is scheduled to be completed by December 2012.