KUALA LUMPUR: Former Attorney General Tan Sri Abu Talib Othman has been appointed a member of the Lembaga Tabung Haji (TH) board.
TH, in an announcement on its website, said Abu Talib began his directorship on Aug 10, together with Malaysia Professional Accountancy Centre chief executive officer Datuk Zaiton Mohd Hassan and the Deputy Chairman, Shariah Advisory Council of Bank Negara Malaysia, Prof Dr Ashraf Md Hashim.
Meanwhile, Datuk Seri Ismail Bakar was named the Treasury Representative for TH from Aug 10. He is also the Treasury secretary-general.
Abu Talib currently spearheads the Special Committee on 1Malaysia Development Bhd, while Zaiton is also a director of Bank Islam, Sime Darby Plantations Bhd and Dolphin International Bhd.
Ashraf is also a member of the Securities Commission Shariah Advisory Council and chairman of the Bursa Malaysia Shariah Committee.