Official Opening of AAR Tissue Culture Laboratory

The official opening of AAR Tissue Culture Laboratory was successfully held on 17 January 2008. It was officiated by YB Datuk Peter Chin Fah Kui, Minister of Plantation Industries and Commodities. About 250 guests attended the opening ceremony. The following are some photos taken during the event.

Dr. Kee (Director of Research, AAR) giving a speech during the opening ceremony.
YB Datuk Peter Chin giving a speech during the opening ceremony.

Opening gambit. From left to right: Datuk Azzat Kamaluddin (Director, Boustead Holdings
Berhad), Dato’ Seri Lee Oi Hian (KLK Chairman), Mr. Chow Kok Choy (AAR Chairman),
Dr. Kee and YB Datuk Peter Chin.

Plaque signing. From left to right: Dr. Kee and YB Datuk Peter Chin.
Product Launch – AA Vitroa. From left to right: Dato’ Seri Lee Oi Hian, Datuk Azzat
Kamaluddin, YB Datuk Peter Chin, Dr. Kee and Mr. Chow Kok Choy.
Ribbon Cutting. From left to right: Mr. Chow Kok Choy, YB Datuk Peter Chin and Datuk Azzat Kamaluddin.
YB Datuk Peter Chin visiting AAR Tissue Culture Laboratory.
YB Datuk Peter Chin viewing AAR poster exhibition and briefied by Mr. Tan (Crop Improvement Section Head, AAR).
YB Datuk Peter Chin (third from left) looking at AA Hybrida together with
Madam Ho, Head of AAR Tissue Culture Lab. (second from left) and Mr. Tan
(fourth from left).
YB Datuk Peter Chin looking at the model of AAR proposed new office building.
Press conference. From left to right: Mr. Nagarajan (Secretary, Minister of Plantation Industries
and Commodities), Dato’ Seri Lee Oi Hian, Dr. Kee, YB Datuk Peter Chin, Mr. Chow and
YB Tuan Mohd Daud Haji Tarihep (ADUN Kuala Selangor).
Mr. Chow presenting a memento to YB Datuk Peter Chin.
VIP guests sitting in the front row. From right to left: Mr. Tan Seng Yeang (AAR Director),
Tn. Haji Sarudin Jaffar (AAR Director), Mr. Goh (Deputy Director of Research, AAR), Mr. Daniel
Ebinasen (Boustead Properties Director), Datuk Abdul Rahman Mohd Ali (KLK Director), Mr. Koo
Hock Fee (Boustead Trading Director) and R.M. Alias (KLK Director).
VIP guests from left to right: Mr. Nagarajan, Mr. Teh Sar Moh Nee (KLK Regional Director), Dato’ Mustafa Ali (Batu Kawan, Director), Mr. Hussin Abdul Jalil (AAR Director) and Mr. Yeoh Eng Khoon (KLK Director) .
Dr Kee welcoming the arrival of YB Datuk Peter Chin to AAR tissue culture laboratory.
YB Datuk Peter Chin signing the guest book in the waiting room.