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Members of the OCM Women and Sport Committee with Dato’ Sri Mohamad Norza Zakaria, President of OCM (centre). From left: Associate Professor Dr. Selina Khoo, Mdm. Maheswari Kanniah, Brig. Gen. Dato’ Norhuda, Dato’ Sri Mohamad Norza Zakaria, Dato’ Paduka Mumtaz Jaffar, Mdm. Nik Zarah Nik Abdul Kadir and Mdm. Nurul Huda Abdullah.

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Malaysia NOC promotes women’s leadership in sport

Date : 10 Jul 2019

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, July 10, 2019: The Olympic Council of Malaysia Women and Sport Committee organised the OCM Women and Sport Seminar on Monday, July 8 at the OCM Indoor Sports Complex in Kuala Lumpur. The theme was “Empowering Women Leadership in Sport”.

The opening ceremony was officiated by Dr. Waitchalla R.R.V. Suppiah, Secretary General of the Ministry of Youth and Sports Malaysia, and the closing ceremony was conducted by Dato’ Sri Mohamad Norza Zakaria, President of OCM.

Three sports dignitaries - Dato’ Sieh Kok Chi, Dato’ Paduka Mumtaz Jaffar and Mdm. Rusni Abu Hassan - were invited as panel members for the first plenary session on “Empowering Women Leadership in Sport”. The moderator was Associate Professor Dr. Selina Khoo of University of Malaya.

For the second plenary session on “OCM Whistleblowing Policy”, Mr. Huang Ying How and Ms. Sarina Sundara Rajah were invited as panel members. The moderator was Mdm. Maheshswari Kanniah, Group Chief Regulatory and Compliance Officer of Kenanga Investment Bank Berhad.

The seminar was attended by over 80 delegates (90% female) from 29 National Sports Associations affiliated to OCM, States Sports Associations, National Sports Council, States Sports Council, Malaysian Universities Sports Council, BERNAMA, Astro Arena and clubs.

A number of OCM Executive Board members were present to support the seminar. They were Dato’ Seri Azim Zabidi (Deputy President), Tan Sri Mohamad Noor Abdul Rahim (Vice President), Dato’ Mohd Nazifuddin (Secretary General), Ms. Moira Tan Siew See (Assistant Secretary General) and Mr. Chan Foong Keong (Assistant Secretary General).



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