Education is an important mechanism in the development of quality and competent human resources that would enhance Thailandís competitiveness in Asean and the world, Asean Secretary-General
Dr. Surin Pitsuwan told a forum at Mahidol Learning Center, Salaya on March 8, 2012.
Dr. Surin was invited to deliver a keynote speech titled ďA Next Step forward for Thai Universities in AseanĒ, at the MU Opens Door to Asean forum and exhibition held as part of the universityís preparation for the regional economic integration by 2015.
Prof. Rajata Rajatanavin, M.D., who presided over the eventís opening ceremony, said the university has been striving for excellence in research that could extend to practical and value-added application for society as well as fulfilling its commitment to develop and support social services.
In an increasingly competitive environment, Mahidol University needs to develop graduates who have analytical and conceptual skills as well as the ability to create innovations by integrating knowledge from various fields,
Prof. Rajata said.
Date : March 12, 2012