Affin Bank boss to head Armed Forces Fund Board

Mohd Zahidi Zainuddin holds a Master of Science degree (Defence and Strategic Studies) from the Quaid-I-Azam University, Islamabad, Pakistan. (Bernama pic)

KUALA LUMPUR: Affin Bank Berhad chairman Gen (Rtd) Mohd Zahidi Zainuddin has been appointed the new Armed Forces Fund Board (LTAT) chairman, effective today.

LTAT, in a statement issued here tonight, said the appointment was made by Defence Minister Mohamad Sabu.

Zahidi, a former Malaysian Armed Forces chief, was with the defence forces for 39 years.

He holds a Master of Science degree (Defence and Strategic Studies) from the Quaid-I-Azam University, Islamabad, Pakistan.

He had attended a programme for senior executives at Harvard University, USA, and also the Command and General Staff College in the Philippines.

LTAT is a government statutory body that handles retirement benefits and other benefits for members of other ranks and a savings scheme for officers of the Malaysian Armed Forces and military volunteers.