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'Khalid's Prasarana appointment too soon, begs questions'

Annabelle Lee

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Modified 7 Sep 2017, 2:51 am

Former inspector-general of police Khalid Abu Bakar's appointment as Prasarana Malaysia Berhad chairperson came "too soon," and begs public speculation due to his lack of experience in the public transport sector.

Asian Strategy and Leadership Institute (Asli) director Ramon Navaratnam said while it is not unusual for a civil servant to be appointed to a government-linked company post retirement, Khalid's appointment was almost "immediate," after his official retirement from the police force on Monday.

"Khalid deserves a break, why couldn't they (the government) wait a little longer?"...

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