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Thursday, 04 July 2013 08:33

Eight Secondary Students Participate in ASEAN Youth Conference

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Eight enthusiastic students from Seri Mulia Sarjana School, Muhd Wafiy Hanafi (10B), Malai Firdaus (10A), Hamizan Rahimi Hji Mohammad (10A), Liew Shan Min (10D), Tew Hui Voon (11C), Nurul Syuhaidah Ahman (11A), Soon Jia Yi(11C) and Aida Safwah Haji Ali(10E) accompanied by teacher Melany C. Santos participated in the ASEAN Youth International Conference at the Hang Tuah World Heritage Hotel in Malacca.

The 3–day conference from June 14-16, 2013 was organized by SMK Infant Jesus Convent, a cluster School of Excellence.

The participants experienced the Amazing Melaka Cruise ride and the "Jonker Walk" where they enjoyed delicacies and souvenirs displayed along this famous night market along Jalan Hang Jebat.


During the event, one of the students presented a speech entitled "Youth As Future Leaders", followed by other speakers from Thailand, Indonesia and Malaysia. The delegates toured the city in the afternoon including the famous ancestral house, “Baba & Nyonya Heritage Museum”, the oldest Buddhist temple in Malaysia called the “Kuan Imm Teng” translated as the Clear Clouds Temple, the A' Famosa, a Portuguese fortress and the replica of the Istana Nurul Iman. In the evening, the students performed a Malay cultural dance to the delight of other participants from ASEAN nations.