On 2 July 2024, Multimedia University (MMU) and the Malaysia Tidal Garden Association (MTGA) solidified their commitment to environmental sustainability and development by signing a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU). The MoU was signed by Prof. Dato’ Dr. Mazliham Mohd Su’ud, President of MMU, and Mr. Faizan Mat Yasim, President of MTGA. 

This strategic partnership aims to bridge the gap between academia and environmental conservation, fostering a synergistic relationship where knowledge, innovation, and practical application converge. The collaboration will enable both institutions to engage in mutual efforts for collaborative research, corporate social responsibility (CSR) initiatives, educational programs, and community outreach activities, benefiting not just their institutions but society at large. MTGA is a non-governmental organisation dedicated to promoting and preserving tidal ecosystems in our nation for environmental sustainability and development.  

The signing ceremony was attended by Prof. Ir. Dr. Hairul Azhar Abdul Rashid, Vice President of Market Exploration, Engagement & Touchpoint (VP MEET), Assoc. Prof. Dr. Junaidi bin Abdullah, Dean of Faculty of Computing and Informatics (FCI), Dr. R. Kanesaraj A/L Ramasamy along with MTGA delegates and other staff members. This landmark agreement marks the beginning of a collaborative journey towards a more sustainable future, underscoring the importance of academic and environmental partnerships.