In conjunction with the Sambutan Bulan Kebangsaan 2022, MMU organised an event, Sepetang Menjelang Merdeka on 30th August 2022 at MMU Cyberpark. Tun Dr. Siti Hasmah Mohamad Ali, the first Chancellor of MMU graced the occasion with her presence in celebrating Independence Day with the MMU community. The main highlight of the event was when Prof. Dato’ Dr. Mazliham Mohd Su’ud, President of MMU recited his poem accompanied by a violin performance by Tun Siti.
Hosted by Dr. Affandi Yusoff, academic staff from the Faculty of Business (FOB), the event was filled with a variety of performances ranging from cultural dance, poem recitation, and singing by MMU students and staff. More than 150 staff and students joined the ceremony and the event was concluded with a patriotic song titled ‘Tanggal 31 Ogos’ where everyone raised the Jalur Gemilang and sang together with the singer, Mr. Izwan. The attendees also took the opportunity to capture the moments with Tun Siti during the event.