KUALA LUMPUR: Former Sultan Ismail Petra Islamic College (Kias) chief executive Datuk Dr Johari Mat has been sworn in as a senator for the second term at the Dewan Negara.
Johari, 62, also a member of the PAS Syura Ulama Council, took the oath yesterday before Speaker Tan Sri Abu Zahar Ujang to serve for another three years.
He was first appointed Dewan Negara member on July 7, 2011, representing Kelantan.
On his appointment, the doctorate in Usuluddin holder from the Iman Mohd Ibn Saud Al-Islamiyyah University in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, pledged to give full commitment, regardless of his political stand. — Bernama