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Gov't to resurrect professors council, wants it to be ‘truly independent’

Annabelle Lee
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PARLIAMENT | Deputy de facto law minister Mohamed Hanipa Maidin told the Dewan Rakyat today that the government will be re-establishing the professors' council, stressing that it will function as a “truly politically independent” body.

In response to a question from Rusnah Aluai (Harapan-Tangga Batu) asking if retrenched National Council of Professors (NPC) staff would be helped to get new jobs, Hanipa revealed that a similar council will be established under a new name and mandate...

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