‘Permata programme good for nation’
PADANG TERAP: The Permata Programme, a brainchild of the prime minister’s wife Datin Seri Rosmah Mansor, is a success, judging from its participants’ excellent achievements.
Education Minister Datuk Seri Mahdzir Khalid said pioneer students of Permata Pintar College launched six years ago had not only completed their undergraduate studies at a young age, but were pursuing their graduate and doctorate studies.
He said the national education programme for gifted students was a holistic education programme with continuity,
“Permata programme gathers children with exceptional potential in academics.
“The programme is beneficial to the country,” he said.