Tan Sri Dato’ Seri Utama Dr. Rais Yatim
International Islamic University of Malaysia
Tan Sri Dato’ Seri Utama Dr. Rais Yatim, President, International Islamic University of Malaysia. Dr. Rais also serves as special advisor in socio-cultural matters to the Malaysian Government with ministerial status. Prior to his last post as Minister of Information Communications and Culture (2009-2013), he has the distinction of having served under the Administration of five Prime Ministers since 1974. Dr. Rais, a graduate of the Language Institute (1964), holds an LL.B (Hons.) from the University of Singapore (1973) and a Ph.D in Law (1994) from Kings College, University of London. He practiced law for 13 years with the firm Ram Rais & Partners in Kuala Lumpur.