YB DATO’ DR. MAH HANG SOON

YB DATO’ DR. MAH HANG SOON

Deputy Minister of Education II, Malaysia

Speaking Session

21 Dec 2020, Monday

5.30 pm - 6.00 pm

Short Biography

YB DATO’ DR. MAH HANG SOON graduated with a degree in Medicine from the University of Malaya and obtained a Master’s degree in Medicine from the National University of Malaysia. He completed his cardiology training at the National Heart Center and was admitted as fellow in National Heart Association of Malaysia in 2012. He served as cardiologist at the Hospital Sultanah Aminah Johor Bahru and KPJ Ipoh Specialist Hospital. The former cardiologist is now a politician and is currently the Deputy President of Malaysian Chinese Association. He elected as a Perak State Legislative Assembly member for two terms and was appointed as the political executive member of Perak in 2009 and 2013 where he was in charge of health, local government, consumer, environment, public transportation and non-Islamic affairs. On 10 March 2020, he was appointed as a Senator as well as Malaysia’s Deputy Minister of Education.