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FORMER MHS & DIRECTOR-GENERAL OF EDUCATION TAN SRI DR ABDUL RAHMAN ARSHAD APPOINTED AS CHAIRMAN OF NEAC FROM 2014-2016

11 appointed to Education Advisory Council for 2014-2016
5 AUGUST 2014 @ 2:56 PM

PUTRAJAYA: Eleven people prominent in various fields have been appointed as members of the National Education Advisory Council (MPPK) for 2014-2016, effective Aug 1.

They are Universiti Teknologi Mara (UiTM) Pro-Chancellor and former director-general of education Tan Sri Dr Abdul Rahman Arshad, who will also chair the council; National Council of Professors chairman Tan Sri Dr Zakri Abdul Hamid; National Population and Family Development Board chairman Tan Sri Napsiah Omar; Islamic Dakwah Foundation of Malaysia president Datuk Dr Asyraf Wajdi Dusuki; Malaysian Employers Federation executive director Datuk Shamsuddin Bardan; Gazprom Marketing & Trading Pte Ltd (Singapore) Asia Pacific managing director Datuk Mohammad Medan Abdullah.

Universiti Tun Abdul Razak founder Datuk Hassan Harun; Universiti Malaysia Sabah vice-chancellor Datuk Prof Dr Mohd Harun Abdullah; Institute of the Malay World and Civilisation of Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM) principal research fellow Datuk Prof Dr Teo Kok Seong; UKM Institute of Ethnic Studies principal research fellow Datuk Dr Denison Jayasooria and Sekolah Menengah Sri KDU principal Datin Ong Guan Siew or better known as Datin A.K. Chan.

Deputy Prime Minister and Education Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin handed them their letters of appointment here today.

Deputy Prime Minister, Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin having a light moment with Tan Sri Dr Abdul Rahman Arshad (second from right) who will chair the National Education Advisory Council after the ceremony in PutrajayaPix by Fariz Iswadi Ismail