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TAN SRI ABDUL WAHID BIN OMAR

Tan Sri Abdul Wahid Omar was a Minister in the Prime Minister's Department in charge of Economic Planning from 5th June 2013 and completed his 3 years term on 4th June 2016. He oversaw a number of government agencies such as the Economic Planning Unit, Public-Private Partnership Unit (UKAS), Department of Statistics, Ekuiti Nasional Berhad (EKUINAS) and Talent Corporation (TALENCORP), TERAJU and Yayasan Pendidikan Peneraju Bumiputera. Prior to his cabinet appointment, Tan Sri Abdul Wahid was formerly the President and CEO of Maybank, Malaysia's largest banking group and the fourth largest in Southeast Asia, from May 2008. He is currently a member of the Board of Directors of Malaysia Healthcare Travel Council, Council member of East Coast Economic Region Development Council (ECERDC), Northern Corridor Implementation Authority (NCIA), Council Member of Aerospace Malaysia, Board Member of Yayasan Peneraju Pendidikan Bumiputera and Chairman of Investment Committee of Innovation Agency of Malaysia. He was recently appointed as the new chairman of Permodalan Nasional Bhd (PNB) effective August 1, 2016. Tan Sri Wahid Omar delivered the keynote address at Perdana Leadership Foundation’s Perdana Discourse Series on “HOW CAN MALAYSIAN YOUTH BEST PREPARE FOR THE FUTURE?”. These are excerpts of his speech. The full monograph of the Discourse can be purchased from the Foundation. Contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for more information.
ADVICE TO YOUTH
ADVICE TO YOUTH

Tan Sri Wahid advises young people to always give their best in whatever they do and to exceed expectations..

NEW ECONOMIC MODEL (NEM)
NEW ECONOMIC MODEL (NEM)

Tan Sri Wahid Omar talks about the three key points of the New Economic Model: high income, inclusiveness and sustainability. He explains that...

VISION 2020
VISION 2020

Tan Sri Wahid highlights the nine challenges of Vision 2020...

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