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Annuar Musa Reappointed Mara Chairman

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PETALING JAYA: Tan Sri Annuar Musa has been reappointed Majlis Amanah Rakyat (Mara) chairman.

His reappointment, effective Aug 12, was announced by Rural and Regional Development Minister Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob.

Annuar’s contract ended July 17. He had held the post for two years from July 19, 2013.

Ismail also announced the appointment of Datuk Zahidi Zainul Abidin as Rubber Industry Smallholders Authority (Risda) chairman.

Zahidi’s chairmanship will begin Sept 1.

“I believe that the appointments of Tan Sri Haji Annuar and YB Datuk Zahidi will lead Mara and Risda in effectively implementing policies and plans by the Ministry in achieving the objectives of the National Transformation Plan,” Ismail said in a statement on Wednesday.

Annuar, 59, is Ketereh MP and has been an Umno Supreme Council member since 2013.

He also holds a Master’s in Construction Management from the University College of London, and a Bachelors in Town and Country Planning from Universiti Teknologi Malaysia.

He has served as Youth and Sports Minister (1990-1993) and Rural Development Minister (1993-1999).

Zahidi, 54, is Padang Besar MP and holds a Masters in Political Science from the Irish International University and a Bachelor’s in Business Administration from the Northern California Global University. He received his diploma oin Public Administration from Universiti Teknologi Mara (UiTM).


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