Tuesday, March 11, 2008

aku mencari2..saper ek sebenarnyer Tan Sri Khalid tu n aku terjumpa ni..

PKR is expected to name its secretary-general Tan Sri Abdul Khalid Ibrahim as the state's (SELANGOR) new menteri besar as the party has won 11 out of the 20 seats it contested.And he won the Ijok, Selangor State seat, and for being the new Parliamentarian representing Bandar Tun Razak.

Yesterday (March 10, 2008) at 2 p.m., after his audience with DYMM Sultan Sharifuddin Idris Shah Al Haj Ibin Al Marhum Sultan Sallahuddin Abdul Aziz Shah Al Haj, Sultan Selangor Darul Ehsan, Tan Sri Khalid will be the new Menteri Besar. He is also expected to seek an audience with DYMM Sultan Selangor again, and then announce his team to lead the most prosperous state in Malaysia into a new era of transparent, open and accountable government.

At the press conference yesterday in Petaling Jaya, Tan Sri Khalid pledged to “embark on an open bidding system for projects…” and would “ask the Legal Adviser to enact a law that will enable the state to give the public the right to information.”(The New Straits Times, March 10, 2008). He is not a man who will mince his words, having been trained by his mentor, the legendary Governor,Bank Negara Malaysia, Sime Darby Group Chairman, and Permodalan Nasional Berhad Chairman, the late Tun Ismail bin Mohamed Ali.

Tan Sri Khalid is Chairman, Amanah Millenia Fund Berhad and Board Member of SIRIM Berhad, Institute of Strategic and International Studies (ISIS) Malaysia, Malaysian Institute of Economic Research (MIER) and National Productivity Centre (NPC). He is also Executive Committee Member of Unit Investment Fund and Member of the Financial Engineering Forum, Jeddah-based Islamic Development and an Alternate Member, APEC Business Advisory Council (ABAC).

University of Malaya trained Economist, Tan Sri Khalid also holds a Master in Business Administration (MBA) from The Univresity of Queensland, Australia. He served as teacher, credit officer and financial analyst, Chief Executive, Permodalan Nasional Berhad and Group Chief Executive, Kumpulan Guthrie Berhad (until 2003). He is an Eisenhower Fellow and the recipient of The Business Times-American Express Malaysia CEO of the Year Award (1998) and the University of Queenland International Alumnus of the Year Award (2001).

copy from Din Merican

1 comment:

Dara said...

Interesting to know.


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