Nazir Razak appointed Pahang economic adviser

The advisory council led by Nazir would operate for a two-year period, effective 1 December

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Pahang Menteri Besar Datuk Seri Wan Rosdy Wan Ismail handing over the letter of appointment as Pahang Economic Advisory Council (MPEN) chairman to Tan Sri Mohamed Nazir Tun Razak - Wan Rosdy FB Pic
Pahang Menteri Besar Datuk Seri Wan Rosdy Wan Ismail handing over the letter of appointment as Pahang Economic Advisory Council (MPEN) chairman to Tan Sri Mohamed Nazir Tun Razak - Wan Rosdy FB Pic

PETALING JAYA — Former CIMB Group chairman Tan Sri Mohamed Nazir Tun Razak has been appointed the chairman of the Pahang Economic Advisory Council (MPEN).

Pahang Menteri Besar Datuk Seri Wan Rosdy bin Wan Ismail, said the newly established advisory council led by Nazir would operate for a two-year period, effective from 1 December.

Nine others on the council comprise two members of the State Government EXCO, two Senior State Officers, together with five other members.

“MPEN was established so that the State Government can combine the experience and expertise of its members from both private and government sectors, to help expedite a sustainable state economy.

“Its function is to plan and formulate the Pahang State Economic Master Plan for a five-year period,” Wan Rosdy said in a Facebook post.

Wan Rosdy also said that MPEN will be responsible for providing strategic advice on economic development opportunities, challenges and new economic developments focusing on industrial development, innovation of investment attraction, trade, regional development and workforce development.

Universiti Malaysia Pahang Al-Sultan Abdullah was appointed as the council’s secretariat.

    Nazir is the brother of former prime minister Datuk Seri Mohd Najib Tun Razak. He was the CIMB Group chairman from 2014 to 2018 and before that, he was the CEO of CIMB from 1999. — MalaysiaXpress