Shah Alam, 14 December – CLAWS wrap up their project with 4,683 petitions collected for WWF Malayan Tiger Pledge. CLAWS: Protect and Respect is a final year project done by Public Relations students from Faculty of Communication and Media Studies, Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM) Shah Alam. They seek to gather at least 3,000 people to sign the WWF’s The Malayan Tiger Pledge to show support in saving Malayan tigers that keep on decreasing annually.
They embark their journey with road tour which took place at UiTM Puncak Perdana on 6th November and UiTM Puncak Alam on 15th November. The road tour included exhibition to educate people on the nation’s pride, Harimau Malaya which is now on the brink of extinction. Both of the road tours end on a high note with 2549 petitions collected.
The closing for the project is the two- days showcase which took place at Kolej Melati, UiTM Shah Alam on 24th and 25th November. The showcase was occupied with exhibition materials from WWF, MYCAT and RIMAU, mini zoo, interactive games, art exhibition from ‘Kolej Tingkatan Enam Shah Alam’, forum with speakers from Gibbon Protection Society Malaysia (GPSM), poet recital guitar and buskers performances.
The amount of petition collected was announced on the last day and they successfully surpassed the 3,000 target. With this, CLAWS want to thank everyone that came and gave their support to the events and also to those who signed the petitions with us.