"Loose Cannon" Malaysia's popular sports blog http://rizalhashim.blogspot.com, which provides an in depth analysis of Malaysian sports, seem to have carried an exclusive story titled "Top Manager" on Friday 12th June.
The story relates to a series "Malaysia's Eminent Figures" by Medium Publication, which highlights key Malaysian personalities like Tan Sri Jamil Rais, Tan Sr Zain Azraai, Tan Sri Arshad Ayub, Tan Sri Dr Zeti Akhtar Aziz and many other renowned Malaysians.
Joining this list is no other than Datuk Wira Mazlan Harun, the retired longest serving Director General of National Sports Council (NSC). Today he remains as the Chairman of Sports Advisory Panel (SAP) and still plays a significant role in Malaysian sports. This recognition is befitting Datuk Mazlan, who has quietly worked hard to uplift sporting standards in the country. His role at the Commonwealth Games 1998 in Kuala Lumpur, with Bukit Jalil as the then new Sports Complex brought significant pride to Malaysian sports.
Datuk Mazlan joins the rightful ranks of all the Tan Sris' and I believe it is only a matter of time such a title would also come his way. Datuk is an approachable person, who has time for anyone with ideas of improving Malaysian sports. He endeavors to be a helping hand, if he feels the subject matter deserves its due assistance. He is a person who is ready to accept new ideas and always wants to be knowledgeable concerning any new development in sports.
We must thank Rizal Hashim for highlighting the details and also congratulate Datuk Wira Mazlan Ahmad for joining the ranks of eminent figures of Malaysia.