Educating children on air quality, haze protection
KUALA LUMPUR: KidZania Kuala Lumpur and Sharp Malaysia have announced their partnership to educate children on air quality and haze protection.
KidZania Kuala Lumpur mayor Shahrul Nizar Ahmad said the collaboration was to introduce a new learning experience for children by demonstrating the technology behind air purifiers and how air quality could impact daily life.
“We believe in providing children with learning experience to help them understand the world around them.
“This way, they will develop valuable life skills.
“With science and technology being Malaysia’s key focus in future, as well as research and development, we are proud to collaborate with Sharp in boosting children’s interest in this area,” said Shahrul at KidZania Kuala Lumpur, Mutiara Damansara here yesterday.
Sharp-Roxy Sales and Service Company (M) Sdn Bhd managing director Tadashi Ohyama said the company pledged to provide better-quality products in making life healthier and better.
“Raising children to be knowledgeable adults is worth the effort and we are proud to educate them.
“We hope that children will be inspired to learn more and pledge to do their part to take care of the environment,” he said.
The collaboration saw the launch of the Sharp Air Purifier Research and Development Centre at the theme park and Sharp Malaysia’s participation in KidZania Go!, a mobile school outreach programme.
The centre will demonstrate smoke filtration and odour tests, which will showcase its exclusive plasmacluster ion technology.
KidZania Kuala Lumpur mayor Shahrul Nizar Ahmad (left) and Sharp-Roxy Sales and Service Company (M) Sdn Bhd managing director Tadashi Ohyama at the announcement of the partnership at Kidzania Kuala Lumpur yesterday.