Joining the Civil Service, 1970.

8/9/2017 (ed.10/9/17) Joining the Civil Service. I joined the Malaysian Civil Service in early 1970. It was during the time of Tunku Abdul Rahman, the first Prime Minister of Malaysia. The Chief Secretary to the Government was then Tan Sri Abdul Kadir Shamsuddin. This was the beginning of my long career in public service at … Continue reading Joining the Civil Service, 1970.


An Officer at Perak State, 1991 – 1993.

29/9/2017. Appointment as State Financial Officer. In  February 1991 I was appointed as the State Financial Officer of Perak. I was transferred from the Federal Treasury, Kuala Lumpur to the State Finance Office in Ipoh, Perak. I was to be the eleventh State Financial Officer of Perak. The first State Financial Officer of Perak was Mr. H.J.A. Cassidy, appointed … Continue reading An Officer at Perak State, 1991 – 1993.

Menjunjung Duli – A loyalty pledge to the King.

  *This article is an edited translation of the original article titled “Istiadat Menjunjung Duli” written in Malay on 7/12/2013. In front of the Singgahsana (the Throne), at Istana Iskandariah, Kuala Kangsar, Perak, 19 April 2010.   The “Istiadat Menjunjung Duli” in the state of Perak is a royal tradition in the court of Malay … Continue reading Menjunjung Duli – A loyalty pledge to the King.