FIRST ASIAN APPOINTED AS EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF THE UNITED NATIONS HUMAN SETTLEMENTS PROGRAMME (UN-HABITAT)


Dato' Maimunah Binti Mohd Sharif

11 Jan 2018

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FIRST ASIAN APPOINTED AS EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF THE UNITED NATIONS HUMAN SETTLEMENTS PROGRAMME (UN-HABITAT)

The new Executive Director Of The United Nations' Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat), Dato' Maimunah Binti Mohd Sharif has been listed in the Malaysia Book of Records (MBOR) as the first individual and woman in Asia to hold the post. Dato' Maimunah, 56, who is Penang Island City Council (MBPP) mayor, received the Malaysia Book Of Records recognition in a ceremony on January 11, 2018 at Dewan Bandaraya, Jalan Padang Kota Lama. The certificate presented by the Malaysia Book Of Records Deputy General Manager, Mr Mohamad Alex Edward