Today (9th), Chief Secretary to the Government of Malaysia, Tan Sri Mohd Zuki Ali issued a statement appointing Datuk Amran Mohamed Zin as the new Secretary-General of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (KSU) today onwards.

Tan Sri Mohd Zuki Ali said that Amran was the deputy secretary-general of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs before this. He said he would take over the post of Ministry of Foreign Affairs’ Secretary-General Tan Sri Muhammad Shahrul, whose contract ends on May 31.

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Amran was selected with his extensive experiences

In Tan Sri Mohd Zuki Ali’s statement today, he said the appointment of Amran, 55, was based on his seniority and extensive experience in the field of international relations and foreign affairs.

“I am confident that with his experience, knowledge and credibility, he is able to fulfill the Ministry of Foreign Affairs’ mission in formulating and implementing foreign policy and advancing the protection of Malaysia’s interests through proactive diplomacy,” he said.

Amran has been in the government service for over 27 years, serving as Permanent Representative of Malaysia to the United Nations (UN) in Geneva, Switzerland and Ambassador to Turkey.

Tan Sri Mohd Zuki Ali also expressed his highest appreciation and gratitude to Tan Sri Muhammad Shahrul for his contribution and service to the public and our country during his tenure.

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