KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 11 — Tan Sri Mohd Zuki Ali will continue serving as chief secretary to the government for two more years on a contract basis, the Prime Minister's Office announced today.
Zuki, 60, has held the position since his appointment to the role on December 31, 2019.
"His appointment is for two years, effective from August 11, 2022, until August 10, 2024," the announcement said on the extension of his service.
The Prime Minister's Office said that the Yang di-Pertuan Agong had assented to Zuki's reappointment as chief secretary to the government on the two-year contract on the advice of the prime minister through the Public Services Commission.
"The reappointment of YBhg. Tan Sri Dato' Seri Mohd Zuki bin Ali is for national interests as his service as Chief Secretary to the Government is still needed," the announcement said.
The Prime Minister's Office noted that Zuki has wide experience in public service and had previously served in multiple ministries, namely ministries overseeing finance, education, rural and regional development, home affairs, natural resources and the environment.
Zuki, who graduated from Singapore's Nanyang University with a bachelor's degree in business management, had previously also served in Istana Negara and the Prime Minister's Department.
He had also previously held the roles of Sarawak federal secretary and secretary-general of the Defence Ministry.