Education Leader, First Director of ITM Tun Arshad Passes Away

Confirming the news of his death, the deceased’s family through their statement said, the deceased’s body is currently still in the hospital.

The deceased was previously reported to have been treated in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) since last Tuesday due to health problems.

Arshad, 93, was the first director of the MARA Institute of Technology (ITM) from 1967 to 1975 which is now known as MARA University of Technology (UiTM).

Throughout his life, he served at UiTM and was appointed as Pro-Rector in addition to being seconded as Deputy Governor of Bank Negara Malaysia and holding the position of Deputy Director General of Economic Planning Unit, Prime Minister’s Department.

Orang Muar, a native of Johor, also serves as Secretary General of the Ministry of Primary Industry, Ministry of Agriculture and Ministry of Land and Regional Development.

Allahayarham is also active in the business world and is a board member in several public companies and legal entities. – Named

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