PETALING JAYA, 5 Feb 2009: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Abdullah Ahmad Badawi today announced that Pangkor assemblyperson Datuk Dr Zambry Abdul Kadir will be the new Perak Menteri Besar.
He said the Sultan of Perak, Sultan Azlan Shah, has consented to the selection of Zambry as the new menteri besar.
The swearing-in ceremony will take place at the Istana Iskandariah in Kuala Kangsar at 3.30pm tomorrow while those of the executive council members will be on 10 Feb at the same place.
Abdullah said this at a news conference on his arrival from Perak at the Royal Malaysia Air Force base here.
He was accompanied by Malaysian National News Agency (Bernama) chairperson Datuk Seri Mohd Annuar Zaini. — Bernama