KUALA LUMPUR: Tan Sri Shukry Mohd Salleh (pic), the director-general of the Implementation Coordination Unit (ICU), Prime Minister’s Department has been appointed as the principal private secretary to the Prime Minister. His appointment is effective tomorrow.
The Chief Secretary to the Government (KSN) Tan Sri Dr Ali Hamsa in a statement here today said Shukry succeeds the late Datuk Azlin Alias who was killed in a helicopter crash in Semenyih on April 4.
Shukry, who has served in the civil service for more than 37 years, started as an Adminstrative and Diplomatic Officer on Sept 19, 1977.
He holds a Masters degree in Social Policies Studies from University of Hull, Britain and a degree in Political Science from Universiti Sains Malaysia.
Ali said Shukry had vast experience in managing security, development and management at the state and federal levels based on his long career with the civil service. –– Bernama