The Accounting Research Institute of Universiti Teknologi MARA (ARI) was named winner of the 3G Research Excellence award by UK- based Cambridge IFA, a financial services organization that provide strategic advice to governments, financial institutions and multilateral organisations in the development of financial markets.
Professor Normah Omar, Director of the Accounting Research Institute and several research fellows from the institute were present at the Pullman Jakarta to receive the award at the 4th Global Good Governance Awards ceremony.
In his message to ARI, the Vice Chancellor of Universiti Teknologi MARA, Prof. Ir. Dr. Mohd Azraai Kassim, congratulated the institute and expressed his hope that ARI continues to strive for excellence in all its endeavors.
ARI is among six pioneer research institutions that were awarded the status of Higher Institution Centre of Excellence (HICoE) in 2010 by the Ministry of Higher Education Malaysia.
Over the years, ARI has received numerous international accolades including the Eminence in Islamic Financial Criminology Research Award 2018 in Bosnia Herzegovina, the Global Research Excellence in Islamic Financial Criminology Award 2017 in Kazakhstan, the Best Research & Development in Islamic Finance Award 2016 in Indonesia, and the Pioneer in Islamic Financial Criminology Research Award 2015, in Bahrain.