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UTP Hajj-G Team won awards at the International APICTA 2012 and MSC APICTA 2012

(3-5 December 2012) & (16 October 2012) 


The UTP Hajj-G Team had won the prize for the ‘Best of E-Inclusion and E-Community’ at the MSC APICTA 2012. The award was presented on the 16 October 2012 by the Minister of Science, Technology and Innovation, YB Datuk Seri Panglima Datuk Maximus Johnity Ongkili. As winners, the Hajj-G team was chosen to represent Malaysia at the International APICTA which was held in Brunei on 3-5 December 2012.

At the 2012 International APICTA, the Hajj-G team won the Merit Prize in the Best of E-Inclusion and E-Community category. The award was presented by His Royal Highness Prince Al-Muhtadee Billah ibni Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Mu'Izzaddin Waddaulah, the Crown Prince of Brunei.

The annual event was held at The Empire Hotel and Country Club 3-5 December 2012 and saw the participation of 16 countries in the Asia Pacific region competing in 17 different categories.  The Asia Pacific ICT Awards (APICTA) is an international awards program which aims to increase ICT awareness in the community and assist in bridging the digital divide. By providing networking and product benchmarking opportunities to ICT innovators and entrepreneurs in the region, the program is designed to stimulate ICT innovation and creativity, promote economic and trade relations, facilitate technology transfer, and offer business matching opportunities via exposure to venture capitalists and investors.

The list of MSC APICTA 2012 recipients can be found here

The list of International APICTA 2012 recipients can be found here