Wednesday, June 12, 2013

Ramlan Returns To Head ISN, Shapawi Is New Sports Commissioner



 KUALA LUMPUR, June 12 (Bernama) -- The Youth and Sports Ministry today announced that former National Sports Institute (ISN) director-general Datuk Dr Ramlan Abdul Aziz will return to head ISN as the Chief Executive Officer, replacing Ahmad Shapawi Ismail.

The ministry's Corporate Communications Unit in a statement issued Wednesday said Ramlan, 53, was appointed special adviser to the Youth and Sports Minister to focus on the development of national sports and the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, last Aug 16.

Ahmad Shapawi, 50, who had taken over Dr Ramlan's post in a minor reshuffle by former Youth and Sports Minister Datuk Seri Shabery Cheek, was appointed Sports Commissioner.
"Both appointments are effective June 17," said the statement.

Ahmad Shapawi replaces Datuk Mohd Yasin Mohd Salleh whose two year contract expired in April.


-- BERNAMA

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