Mohd Khair Ngadiron

Director of Majlis Buku Kebangsaan Malaysia at MOE

I was the Managing Director of Institut Terjemahan Negara Malaysia which was then successfully rebranded as Institut Terjemahan dan Buku Malaysia in 2012 for 11 years. Before that, I was an academic staff at the International Islamic University of Malaysia (IIUM) for almost 17 years ( which I was entrusted with several academic administrative positions) . I have presented papers on various issues in many places, some of them are Tehran, Vladivostok, Bangkok, Taipei, Jakarta, and Shanghai. I also moderated many forums and academic discussions, one of them being an ASEAN Universities Forum; World of Culture and World of Universities which took place in the Far Eastern Federal University Campus, Vladivostok, Russia, aside from facilitating local oratory workshops.I judge many prestigious debate and public speaking tournaments . I also was a member of the Southeast Asia Advisory Committee (SEAAC) which advised the Minister of Culture and Tourism Taiwan in 2017/2018. I am now the Director of Majlis Buku Kebangsaan Malaysia since 2019.