Dato’ Abdul Majid Bin Ahmad Khan, New Chairman of MIDA

The Malaysian Investment Development Authority (MIDA) is pleased to announce the appointment of Dato’ Abdul Majid Ahmad Khan, the President of Malaysia-China Friendship Association who is also the Honorary Chairman of the Malaysia-China Chamber of Commerce, as the new Chairman of MIDA, effective 22 April 2019

25 April 2019, Kuala Lumpur – The Malaysian Investment Development Authority (MIDA) is pleased to announce the appointment of Dato’ Abdul Majid Ahmad Khan, the President of Malaysia-China Friendship Association who is also the Honorary Chairman of the Malaysia-China Chamber of Commerce, as the new Chairman of MIDA, effective 22 April 2019.

Dato’ Abdul Majid needs no further introduction as he has a highly distinguished career spanning over three decades in the civil service including the Prime Minister’s Department as well as several Malaysia Missions abroad and senior positions in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. He has also carved a name among Malaysia’s illustrious personalities, especially in the corporate world. He is on several boards of companies including three public listed companies in Malaysia. Dato’ Abdul Majid holds a Bachelor of Economics (Honours) from the University of Malaya.

The new chairman succeeds Tan Sri Amirsham A. Aziz, whose term has ended in 2018 after six years of distinguished service. MIDA would like to express its sincere appreciation to Tan Sri Amirsham for his contributions and dedication to the organisation and the country.

As someone with such a vast experience, Dato’ Abdul Majid’s leadership will be invaluable to MIDA, particularly in the context of the organisation’s efforts in attracting more quality investments that translate to tangible benefits felt by all Malaysians.

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About MIDA

MIDA is the government's principal promotion agency under the Ministry of International Trade and Industry (MITI) to oversee and drive investments into the manufacturing and services sectors in Malaysia. Starting operations in 1967 with a relatively small set up of 37 staff, MIDA has grown to become a strong and dynamic organisation of over 700 employees. Headquartered in Kuala Lumpur Sentral, MIDA today has 12 regional and 20 overseas offices. For more information, please visit www.mida.gov.my and follow us on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook, @OfficialMIDA.

For more information, please contact:

Puan Zalina Zainol

Director, Corporate Communications, MIDA

Tel.: 03-2263 2437 | Email: [email protected]

Posted on : 25 April 2019
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Last Updated : Wednesday 13th November 2019