Minister of Research, Technology, and Higher Education (Kemristek-DIKTI) Republic of Indonesia, Prof. H. Mohamad Nasir, Ph.D., Ak., took the oath of Ir. H. M. Toasin Asha, M.Si. as The 7th Director of Pontianak State Polytechnic for period of 2015 – 2019. The ceremony took place in said ministry’s office in Jakarta, 5 March 2015.
In his welcome speech, Minister Nasir stated that the new director must put all his efforts to do his duties and responsibilities in order to increase the quality of education in Polnep. The new director also has to perform a good governance in all aspects, transparency in managing state finances is a must in order to create a good atmosphere in the campus and better understanding amongst stakeholders, Minister Nasir concluded.
Meanwhile, after being sworn as the new leader of polnep, Mr. Asha gave his comments concerning polnep’s succession, it is something regular and natural. I will continue developing Polnep towards its global vision of becoming the best and trusted vocational educational institution in both national and international level By 2020.
Mr. Asha ensured all stakeholders that Polnep is able and ready to compete not only on national but also on international stage with other higher education institutions. Polnep has proven itself by collecting many achievements for the last 2 years through its students, lectures, staffs, and graduates in the fields of academic affairs, research and technology. Mr. Asha also highly appreciated and thanked the former director, Mahyus, for his dedication and has brought Polnep this far with its positive changes and achievements