Universal Peace Federation of Malaysia

Malaysia Leadership Seminar, 20 March 2022

SEBERANG JAYA: Two prominent community leaders, well known among the Penangites for
their dedication and ongoing contribution towards peace and harmony in society were
presented the Ambassador For Peace Award by the Universal Peace Federation (UPF). They
are Dato Ramachandran Muthiah, the Executive Director of Penang Hindu Endowment
Board and Dr Gunasegaran Ramiah Pillai, Advisor, Malaysia Hindudharma Mamandram

The Award was presented by UPF Malaysia National President, Mr Sudesh Balasubramaniam
and UPF National Liaison Director, Mr Lai Peng Keong during the Malaysia Leadership
Seminar at The Light Hotel, Seberang Jaya, Penang on 20 March 2022.

The international award is part of a global network of leaders that honours achievement
and signifies a new appointment to a mission to serve the common good.

Some 60 participants comprising of government officials, professionals and NGO leaders
were present at the event, with YB A. Kumaresan, the State Assemblyman of Batu Uban as
the Guest of Honour. The seminar, themed “Providing Vision and Leadership for Peace”
offered several presentations on applying peace principles for sustainable development.

“In the recent years, there is an increasing public alarm about the current state of national
unity and social harmony… I would like to call upon all the Ambassadors for Peace, peace
loving delegates to work closely with the government to foster unity and harmony for a
better Malaysia,” said YB Kumaresan in his closing remarks.

YB Kumaresan ADUN Batu Uban

The seminar was also a fundraiser for the Peace Children Care Center (PCCC) in Penang. The
home currently houses 12 children aging 4-12 years old who come from broken families.
Mr Alagesan Ayaru, one of the founding members of PCCC and the President of Persatuan
Kebajikan Asas Pulau Pinang (PKAPP) thanked all the sponsors for the generous contribution
for the home.

PCCC Charity Beneficiary Children Performance

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