KUALA LUMPUR, March 20 (Bernama) -- The Yang di-Pertuan Agong Tuanku Abdul
Halim Mu''adzam Shah presented letters of appointment to 14 members of the
Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission''s (MACC) Advisory Board at Istana Negara
Former solicitor-general Puan Sri Zaitun Zawiyah Puteh, who is also MACC
Advisory Board chairman, headed the list of recipients at the ceremony.
Also on the list were former Sarawak state secretary Tan Sri Datuk Amar Dr
Hamid Bugo; former International Islamic University of Malaysia Rector Tan Sri
Prof Dr. Mohd Kamal Hassan; News Straits Times Press chairman Tan Sri Mohamed
Jawhar Hassan; Malaysian Institute of Corporate Governance president Tan Sri
Megat Najmuddin Megat Khas; former Human Rights Commission vice-chairman Tan Sri
Others included Royal Selangor International Sdn Bhd managing director Tan
Sri Datuk Yong Poh Kon; former Public Service Department director-general Tan
Sri Ismail Adam; Knight Capital Sdn Bhd deputy chairman Tan Sri Rashpal Singh
Jeswant Singh; Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia Distinguished Professor Prof Ulung
Datuk Dr Shamsul Amri Baharuddin; former Universiti Sains Malaysia professor
Datuk Anwar Fazal; Oriental Hearts and Mind Study Institute executive director
Datuk Dr Michael Yeoh Oon Kheng; Voices of Peace, Conscience and Reason
president and writer Datin Halimah Mohd Said and former Malaysian Bar Council
president and senior advocate and solicitor Chelvarajah Ramasamy Reddiar.
The MACC Advisory Board was set up to advise the government on actions and
procedures to fight corruption in Malaysia, as provided under Section 13 of the
Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission Act 2009.
Among the advisory board''s terms is to advise the commission on policies and
strategies to combat corruption and to review the commission''s annual report
before it is handed to the Special Committee on Corruption.
NDJM LES IZ JRL