KUALA LUMPUR: Universiti Sultan Zainal Abidin board member Apli Yusoff has been appointed as the new chairman of the National Higher Education Fund Corporation (PTPTN) for a period of two years, effective July 18.
In a statement Thursday (July 21), PTPTN said that Apli, 52, holds a degree in Materials Engineering from Universiti Sains Malaysia and is also a board member of Mara Incorporated Sdn Bhd.
He is also the president of the Squash Racket Association of Terengganu, vice-president of the Terengganu State Football Association, a Supreme Council member of the NGO National Gagasan and has held important positions in several local companies.
"Hopefully, with his experience, Apli can help PTPTN become a respected government agency and realise its efforts as the country’s leading education fund.
"PTPTN congratulates Apli Yusoff on his appointment and thanks Datuk Wan Saiful Wan Jan for his contribution and dedication as PTPTN chairman from June 18, 2018 to June 17, this year,” the statement read.
On July 12, Wan Saiful confirmed that he was no longer PTPTN chairman after his contract of service expired on June 17 and was not extended. - Bernama
Tahniah dan sekalung penghargaan diucapkan kepada YBrs. Encik Apli bin Yusoff atas pelantikan sebagai Pengerusi Perbadanan Tabung Pendidikan Tinggi Nasional (PTPTN) yang baharu, berkuat kuasa pada 18 Julai 2022.#PeluangKejayaanAnda pic.twitter.com/jERgjkYTYL— PTPTN (@PTPTNOfficial) July 21, 2022