PM says Nurul Izzah qualified for role as economic, financial advisor

PRIME Minister Anwar Ibrahim says the appointment of former Permatang Pauh member of Parliament Nurul Izzah Anwar, who is also his daughter, as his senior economic and financial advisor was made based on her qualifications.

Anwar said Nurul Izzah had a degree in engineering and another in public and social policy from Johns Hopkins University, in the United States, and was appointed to assist him in the Prime Minister’s Department (PMD) and the Finance Ministry (MOF).