Girls and gents, meet our latest Chief Choose, Tan Sri Zaharah Ibrahim who was simply sworn in yesterday (17 July) on the Palace of Justice. She had taken her oath earlier than senior Excessive Court docket choose Datuk Su Geok Yiam and the Malaysian Bar has pledged its fullest assist and cooperation to Zaharah.
To ensure that Malaysians to know her higher, we’ve compiled a number of information about our newest Chief Choose. Learn on to search out out extra about her!
1. She is 65 years outdated and her birthplace is in Johor Bahru
Regardless of being born in probably the most southern a part of Peninsular Malaysia, she has been serving the nation within the central area the place she was appointed as Excessive Court docket Judicial Commissioner on the Kuala Lumpur and Shah Alam Excessive Courts in 2004.
Two years later (2006), Zaharah was promoted to Excessive Court docket Choose on the Kuala Lumpur and Shah Alam Excessive Courts. In 2010, she was appointed as Court docket of Attraction Choose.
In 2015, she was promoted to Federal Court docket Choose, which is the highest of the superior courts in Malaysia. Yesterday, she formally holds the third highest-ranking place within the judiciary as Chief Choose of Malaya, in accordance with Malay Mail.
2. She is the second lady in historical past to ever maintain this place
The final time a lady held this extremely essential position was over 11 years in the past. Tan Sri Siti Norma Yaakob who was the then Federal Court docket choose was promoted to Chief Choose of Malaya on eight February 2005. She retired on 5 January 2007.
three. She graduated from Universiti Malaya in 1977
Tan Sri Zaharah holds a Bachelor’s Diploma in Regulation (Honours) and she or he graduated from one of many high universities in Malaysia! Anybody of her coursemates right here?
four. She is a mom of three
In accordance with The Star, Zaharah is married to Datuk Mohamed Arsad bin Sehan who’s presently the Government Director of PureCircle Sdn Bhd. The corporate specialises in producing and supplying pure sweeteners and flavours constructed from the stevia plant.
Now we have a lot religion in her that she is going to do an incredible job since she has a lot expertise on this subject. Additionally, she was extremely really useful by our Prime Minister Tun Mahathir and even our King had consented to her appointment. Congrats on the appointment Tan Sri!
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