On 18 January 2019, the University of Malaya (UM) and the Universitas Putra Indonesia (UPI) YPTK Padang officially signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU). The MoU enables collaboration between both universities in various fields especially in carrying out Tridharma Perguruan Tinggi or the Three Pillars of Higher Education comprising Education, Research and Community Service. The UM delegation was led by Dr. Suraya Hamid and Dr. Mohd Khalit Othman from the Faculty of Computer Science and Information Technology.
The delegation was also there for the International Seminar "Strategies to Face Industrial Revolution 4.0”, which was jointly organised by both UPI an UM. Associate Prof. Dr. Salimah Mokhtar and Associate Prof. Dr. Sri Devi A/P Ravana were also invited shared their insights during at the seminar in UPI Convention Centre, Indonesia.