Deputy Education Minister Teo Nie Ching today thanked her former boss Maszlee Malik for his guidance and leadership in the ministry.
She wrote on Facebook that she had learnt much from the education minister.
She said Maszlee was a hard worker who did not give up easily.
“Anchoring such a big ministry is not an easy task. He has brought about many positive changes to improve the education system, both at school and tertiary levels,” she said.
“Thank you YB Dr Maszlee Malik. May the force be with you!”
Meanwhile, Maszlee posted a picture of him with a group of students on his Facebook account today to thank Malaysians for their support.
“Terima kasih semua. Jalan terus!” he wrote.
Maszlee’s resignation is to take effect today.