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Malaysian diplomat Dr Azfar honoured by World Maritime University of Sweden

Malaysian diplomat Dr Azfar honoured by World Maritime University of Sweden

Malaysian diplomat Datuk Azfar Mohamad Mustafar was honored by his alma mater, World Maritime University (WMU) of Sweden and awarded an "Outstanding Alumnus Award for his unique contributions to the maritime industry as well as internationally.

The High Commissioner currently serving as the High Commissioner for Malaysia for Singapore was the very first Malaysian to be awarded the famous award. The award was presented in honor of his lengthy and notable career in the service to Malaysia's Government of Malaysia and his efforts to promote international cooperation on maritime problems through positive dialogue, stated WMU via its web site.

Azfar was awarded the prize at the WMU Graduation Ceremony 2022 held in Malmo, Sweden on Oct 31st, 2022. Azfar received the Master in Science in Shipping Affairs from WMU, Sweden in 2001 and also his Ph.D. in Maritime Law from the University of Wales Swansea, United Kingdom in 2011.

WMU was established around 1983 under the International Maritime Organization (IMO) which is a specialization agency of the United Nations, as its top centre of excellence for postgraduate education in maritime research, capacity development.

Azfar was Azfar was the Ambassador to Malaysia to France from 2018 until 2021 before his appointment to the post of High Commissioner for Malaysia to the Republic of Malaysia,reported by online live casino malaysia.