KOTA KINABALU, Aug 18 (Bernama) -- Former Sabah Museum Director Datuk
Joseph Pounis Yuntavid has been appointed as the Deputy State Secretary
(Development) effective yesterday.
The State Secretariat said in a statement here today that Yuntavid, 53,
succeeded Datuk Gregory Joitol who had retired on reaching the mandatory
A brief ceremony was held in conjunction with the handing over of duty which
was witnessed by State Secretary Datuk Sukarti Wakiman.
Yuntavid, who has a Masters degree in Museum Studies from the University of
Leicester, England and a Bachelors degree in Biological Science from Universiti
Kebangsaan Malaysia, joined the civil service in 1985.