Datuk Yusran Shah Mohd Yusof (pic), 51, has been appointed as the new Education Ministry’s secretary-general beginning July 1.
According to Chief-Secretary to the Government Datuk Seri Mohd Zuki Ali, Yusran will be replacing Datuk Dr Mohd Ghazali Abis who’s due for mandatory retirement as the Education Ministry’s chief secretary.
Mohd Zuki said that Yusran graduated with a Bachelors Degree in Economics (Hons) from Universiti Malaya as well as a Bachelors in Economics from the International University of Japan.
Yusran had also served in the civil service for 25 years, where he was first appointed as the director assistant at the Prime Minister’s Department on Jan 25,1995, said Mohd Zuki.
Mohd Zuki said that Yusran has wide experiences in sectors that include the economy, human resource development, and security, as he was the former deputy secretary-general (security) at the Home Ministry.
“With this appointment, may he perform his duties well to ensure a quality education system and to develop an individual’s potential to fulfil the country’s aspirations.
“Representing the government, I would like to record my appreciation and gratitude to Dr Mohd Ghazali for serving the country as a civil servant for 34 years.” said Zuki.