KLANG, Sept 23 (Bernama) – Member of Legislative Assembly (Assemblyman) Hill International, Mohamed Azmin Ali earlier sworn in as Chief Minister of Selangor’s 15th. Ceremonial Oath swearing Undertakings Committee and held in front of the Sultan of Selangor, Sultan Sharafuddin Idris Shah at Istana Alam Shah, Klang at 10. 41 am. Mohamed Azmin, 50, also vows “I Promise” includes 10 items that need to be filled and fulfilled his term of office in the.
The Undertaking is to preserve and uphold the principles of Rukun Negara, ensure Islam is not threatened, defending the royal institution, ensuring that Malay rights are protected, maintain the legal rights of other people and for the people. Also present, assemblyman Dr Ahmad Yunus Hairi Sijangkang; Assemblyman Klang Straits, Dr Halimah Ali; Selangor Assembly Speaker, Hannah Yeoh; Chempaka assemblyman Iskandar Abdul Samad and Assemblyman Sabak, Sallehin Mukhyi. However, most state assemblyman from DAP and PKR are not visible in the ceremonial.
Security at Istana Alam Shah here are more stringent than ever before with anyone who is not listed as an invitation or media workers who are not registered with the Selangor Palace is not allowed to enter the palace. Azmin, who is also Gombak MP appointed to the post after the Sultan gave his assent to choose the name of several names submitted to him, earlier this month. Chief Minister of Selangor protracted crisis since early this year when PKR Kajang announced measures to replace Tan Sri Abdul Khalid Ibrahim, Opposition Leader Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim.
However, following the decision of the court on 7 March that found Anwar guilty of sodomy 2, Datin Seri Wan Azizah Wan Ismail, was nominated to fill the position. However, after nearly two months of PKR trying to ‘push’ the Sultan received PKR deputy president as chief minister, yesterday sent a letter to the Selangor Palace of Mohamed Azmin confirmed his appointment as new Chief Minister of Selangor. After the ceremonial swearing here, Mohamed Azmin is scheduled to hold a thanksgiving feast at her home in Kampung Baru Klang Gate, Kuala Lumpur start at 12.30pm today.
– Photo By: Osman Adnan