Reforming the public appointment process


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  • Sunday, 09 Jun 2019

Mixed reaction: While lauded by many, Latheefa’s appointment as the new MACC chief commissioner has garnered some criticism and spurred a call for a review of the public appointment process.

A simple place to begin would be instituting open competition for all public appointments and appointing ministerial selection committees to shortlist candidates and conduct interviews, says the writer. 

THE appointment of lawyer and former PKR member Latheefa Koya as the new chief commissioner of the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) has garnered some mixed reactions.

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