MIA Appoints Salihin Abang As New President
KUALA LUMPUR (25 August 2017): The Malaysian Institute of Accountants (MIA) has appointed Salihin Abang as President and Datuk Narendra Kumar Jasani as Vice-President, effective today.
Figure 1: A group photo of Malaysian Institute of Accountants President, Salihin Abang (first from left), Sarawak State Secretary, Tan Sri Datuk Amar Haji Mohamad Morshidi Abdul Ghan (second from left), and StartUp Borneo Chairman, Abdul Qaiyum Alidin (first from right).
“Salihin Abang succeeded Datuk Mohammad Faiz Azmi, whose term ended on July 26, 2017, while Narendra succeeded Datuk Zaiton Mohd Hassan, whose term ended on July 15, 2017,” said MIA in a statement today.
Salihin, who is the Founder and Managing Partner of SALIHIN, was elected as MIA Council member on Sept 19, 2015.
He is also the president of the Malaysian Accounting Firms Association, a member of the Association of Malay Chartered Accountants Firms committee, a member of Malaysian Association of Tax Accountants, a fellow member of Chartered Tax Institute of Malaysia and an associate member of Certified Practicing Accountant (Australia).
Salihin received his Bachelor of Accounting from International Islamic University Malaysia in 1997 and obtained his Masters of Science in Accounting from the same university in 2008.[Source: “MIA Appoints Salihin Abang As New President” published by BERNAMA]