Finally, some good news that puts Malaysia on the map for the right reason!
On July 28, a Malaysian student, Prevena Ramakrishnan made her country proud when she delivered an outstanding presentation in the 2017 International Model United Nations conference.
According to The Star, Prevena from SMK Sultan Badlishah, Kedah successfully bagged several awards including the ‘Most Improved Delegate Award’ in the prestigious event.
Organised by Unesco Centre for Peace, the conference was held at Hood College in Maryland, United States. It was part of the two-week summer programme that Prevena took part in. All these amazing individuals were there to promote global issues on education through simulation.
Education Minister Datuk Seri Mahdzir Khalid also took her achievement to social media to congratulate her.
“It is understood that this is the first time a Malaysian student has attended the International Model United Nations conference. Prevena gave a presentation to 96 delegates from around the world,” Mahdzir said.
“She has also won the ‘Best Speaker’ and ‘Best Position Paper’ awards. We are proud of your success!” he added.
Her outstanding achievement has garnered nationwide attention as netizens flooded the comment section with heartwarming and encouraging words.
“Congratulations Prevena, may you be an example to the other students!” a netizen said.
“Hats off to this precious Malaysian, Prevena Ramakrishnan!” another netizen commented.
Making waves in an international conference at such a young age, Prevena is certainly the pride of our country. Keep up the good work!