PM appoints chief secretary to 1MDB board of advisers

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KUALA LUMPUR: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak has appointed chief secretary to the government, Tan Sri Mohd Sidek Hassan, to the board of advisers of 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB).

In a statement yesterday, 1MDB said the prime minister had also appointed Chang Zhenming, vice-chairman and president CITIC Group of China, to the board of advisers.

Najib is also the chairman of the board.

The other members comprise Minister in the PM’s Department Tan Sri Nor Mohamed Yakcop; secretary-general of treasury Tan Sri Dr Wan Abdul Aziz Wan Abdullah; Abu Dhabi executive affairs authority chairman and Mubadala Development Company managing director Khaldoon Khalifa Al Mubarak, and LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton group chairman and CEO Bernard Arnault.
This article appeared in The Edge Financial Daily, July 30, 2010.