News in 2013

34th Annual General Meeting of the Association of Authorized Land Surveyors Malaysia 25th March 2013

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia 25 March 2013

Each year, before the end of March, the Association of Authorized Land Surveyors Malaysia, the Member Association from Malaysia, convened its annual general meeting where its membership from around the country gathers for half a day to dispense the business of the Association. The President, Mohammad Azmi Mohd Zin and his Executive Council are required to present its annual report (activities, developments and finances) to the membership for debate and adoption.

President Mohammad Azmi addressing the Membership of AALSM

(activities, developments and finances) to the membership for debate and adoption.

One notable activity in the past year is in the area of professional development. AALSM jointly with the Land Surveyors Board Malaysia implemented a competency program in the area of underground detection and mapping. The Land Surveyors Board Malaysia is the competent and regulatory authority for the qualification and registration of surveyors and the issuance of licence to practice.

Registered surveyors who are licensed and wish to engage in underground detection and mapping services undertakes this additional program that last approximately six months, involving both taught and practical components with formal assessment (written and practical) at the end of the program.

With regards to the 2014 FIG Congress, a National Steering Committee chaired by the Chairperson of the Land Surveyors Board Malaysia and comprising senior members of the Profession from within Government, the Malaysian Convention and Exhibition Bureau, the Co-Congress Director as well as the President of AALSM was established last year. Its aim is to provide the needed support from all stakeholders, general oversight as well as to ensure that the LoC successfully delivers the 2014 FIG Congress.
President Muhammad Azmi and his Executive Council facing the membership at its 34th Annual General Meeting

The President of FIG, being a member of AALSM, attended the 34th Annual General Meeting, as in any previous years. The progress in organizing the silver jubilee edition of the FIG Congress was also reported and the Association will be sending a delegation to the 2013 FIG Working Week in Abuja led by President Mohammad Azmi. In the delegation is the Co-Congress Director, Mr. Hasan Jamil, who chairs the Local Organizing Committee.

CheeHai TEO
April 2013, Kuala Lumpur

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