25 May – Over the weekend, Malaysia's Ministry of Communications and Multimedia announced that it has appointed Encik Zakaria Abdul Hamid as the new Chairman of the National Film Development Corporation (FINAS).
Zakaria replaces actor Dato' Gerald Hans Isaac, who stepped in for the role in April last year and served 13 months of his two-year term. Similarly, Zakaria's term at FINAS is set for two years.
Also newly appointed as the Deputy Chairman is KRU Studios CEO Normal Abdul Halim, who will also be serving for two years.
Photos congratulating their appointments were posted on FINAS' Facebook, welcoming the two to FINAS.
Both Zakaria and Norman begin serving their terms as Chairman and Deputy Chairman, respectively, as of 23 May 2020.
(Photo source: FINAS' Facebook)