Malaysia appoints first female counter-terrorism chief hinh anh 1Normah Ishak is described as a gutsy, brainy, and highly qualified person as well as an experienced officer and excellent commander. (Source: internet)

Kuala Lumpur (VNA) –
Normah Ishak has become the first female counter-terrorism chief in Malaysia after she was appointed as principal assistant director of the Special Branch's Counter-Terrorism Division.

The information was confirmed by Inspector-General of Police Abdul Hamid Bador on February 15.

Normah’s appointment came into effect on February 14, he said.

Hamid described Normah as a gutsy, brainy, and highly qualified person as well as an experienced officer and excellent commander.

She joined the police force in December 1991./.

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