Obama’s sister Soetoro-Ng calls on Rosmah
PUTRAJAYA, June 10 — Education specialist Dr Maya Soetoro-Ng, half-sister of US President Barack Obama, today called on the prime minister’s wife and Permata Negara early childhood education and care programme patron Datin Seri Rosmah Mansor at Seri Perdana, here.
At their meeting, Rosmah and Soetoro-Ng (picture) shared experiences and exchanged views on efforts to empower educational programmes, particularly those which emphasise integrated and structured child care and early childhood education.
Also present at the meeting were Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM) vice-chancellor Prof Tan Sri Dr Sharifah Hapsah Syed Hasan Shahabudin and Institute of Strategic and International Studies (ISIS) Malaysia director-general Datuk Dr Mahani Zainal Abidin.
Soetoro-Ng is on a six-day visit to Malaysia from Wednesday as a member of the delegation from the East-West Centre of the United States. — Bernama