Tributes and condolences pour in for Lim Kok WingJune 2, 2021 | National News
PETALING JAYA: Malaysia bade farewell to one of the most prominent figures in the higher education sector when Tan Sri Lim Kok Wing passed away at the age of 75.
“The man was a visionary and dedicated person who devoted his life to educating not only Malaysians but also foreigners,” said former higher education director-general Prof Datuk Seri Mohamed Mustafa Ishak.
“He was one of the pioneer figures in private higher education when the liberalisation of higher education started in the 1990s,” said Mohamed Mustafa, who is now the vice-chancellor of City University Malaysia.
Lim’s demise, he said, was a big loss to the country.
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