KUALA LUMPUR — May 15, 2018: The Council of Eminent Persons today announced the formation of a five-member Committee on Institutional Reforms.
The members are retired judge of the Court of Appeal Datuk K.C. Vohrah; retired judge of the Court of Appeal and Suhakam commissioner Datuk Mah Weng Kwai; president of the National Patriots Association Brig. Gen. (Rtd) Datuk Mohamed Arshad Raji; Tunku Abdul Rahman Professor of Law at University Malaya Emeritus Professor Datuk Dr. Shad Saleem Faruqi and National Human Rights Society (Hakam) president Datuk S. Ambiga.
The council said the committee would present its findings and recommendations to the council which would then forward it to the prime minister. It said economic reforms on their own cannot bring the desired change unless accompanied by institutional reforms.
The council was formed on May 12 to advise the government on economic and financial matters. — Bernama