In February 1991 I was transferred from Kuala Lumpur to Ipoh, Perak and appointed as the Pegawai Kewangan Negeri or State Financial Officer of 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 in 1958. For 22 years since 1970 I had been … Continue reading A Taste of Authority
Joining the Civil Service In early 1970 I joined the civil service of Malaysia. It was the beginning of a long career in public service at the state, federal and international levels, until my retirement from full-time employment in 2009. In 1970 I was only 22 years old. I had just completed my three year … Continue reading Past Wisdom, Old Values!