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Dr. Siti Muhaza Sheikh Zainal

Ministry of Housing and Local Government

Dr. Siti Muhaza

Dr. Siti Muhaza Sheikh Zainal is the Division Secretary of Policies and Inspectorate, Ministry of Housing and Local Government from the year 2017 to present.

She begins to serve the government in the year 1995, as Assistant Director of External Service Unit in Economy Planning Unit of Prime Minister’s Department. She is then attached to International Affairs Unit, Planning and Research, National Anti-Drugs Agency, Ministry of Home Affairs before being promoted to Director of National Anti-Drugs Agency, Sabah.

Prior to this, she was the Chief Assistant Secretary of Strategic and International Planning for Ministry of Rural and Regional Development. Dr Siti Muhaza had also served in several ministries namely; Ministry of Agriculture and Agro-based Industry, Ministry of Education and Ministry of Plantation Industries and Commodities. Her former position before promoted to MHLG was Deputy Director of In Services Strategic Development Cluster, Human Capital Management Division for Public Service Department of Malaysia.

Dr Muhaza obtained her Doctor of Philosophy in Community Development from Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM).