SHAH ALAM, 6 NOVEMBER – Team CLAWS has successfully finished their first stop of road tour program at UiTM Puncak Perdana on 6th November. CLAWS (Creating Love on Animal Welfare and Society) is a project of the final year students of Public Relations from the Faculty of Communication and Media Studies.
The project is done under the Institute of Public Relations Malaysia Student Association (IPRMSA) UiTM Shah Alam to create awareness among the society on the conservation of the National Tiger (Harimau Malaya) due to its amount that keeps on decreasing annually.
The Road tour: Protect and Respect is part of the program where it focuses on spreading the awareness about the extinction of Harimau Malaya and also collecting petition for the WWF’s The Malayan Tiger Pledge.
The road tour which took place at Gazebo Kolej Jasmine, UiTM Puncak Perdana also included exhibition to educate people on nation’s pride, the Harimau Malaya which is on the brink of extinction. The team specifically received the exhibition materials from WWF Malaysia (World Wide Fund for Nature), MYCAT (Malaysian Conservation Alliance for Tigers) and RIMAU (Hope for Malayan Tigers). They also played interactive games with the students and engaged them with activities that revolved around the tiger themes.
On the day, they have successfully collected 1122 petitions which surpassed the amount targeted for the first stop (700 petitions). As for now, they have successfully collected 1650 petitions for the Tiger Pledge. Their second stop for the road tour would be at UiTM Puncak Alam on this 15th November and the last stop would be at UiTM Shah Alam on 25th and 26th November. CLAWS encourage everyone to come and give their support to the events and spread the news to save our nation’s pride, the HARIMAU MALAYA.