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Western Australia’s Curtin University recently conferred the honorary Doctor of Letters degree on the “First Lady of Malaysia (FLOM)” Datin Seri Rosmah Mansor in recognition of “her efforts” in the development of education, particularly children’s education through the Permata Negara programme.
Curtin later issued an apology for referring to Rosmah Mansor as the FLOM.
As a 1973 graduate of the Western Australian Institute of Technology (now known as Curtin University), I am sure many who had walked the corridors of this institution of higher learning would have hoped the report reads like this:
“Curtin University has apologised to its alumni and undergraduates for
conferring on Rosmah Mansor referring an honorary doctorate.” as the first lady of Malaysia, when announcing that it had conferred her with