ALOR SETAR: PAS vice president, Datuk Mahfuz Omar and Baling MP Datuk Taib Azamudden Md Taib have been dropped from their positions as Kedah PAS deputy commissioners II and III for the term 2011/2013.
The decision to drop them was made at the special meeting of the PAS State Liaison Body at the Kedah PAS Complex at Batu 9, Kota Sarang Semut, near here Sunday night.
Kedah PAS commissioner and Mentri Besar Datuk Seri Azizan Abdul Razak said Monday they were replaced by the State Exco for Health, Dr Ismail Salleh and the former State Assemblyman for Belantek, Md Isa Shafie.
The State Exco for Housing and Local Government, Datuk Ir Phahrolrazi Zawawi was retained as deputy commissioner I while the posts of secretary, treasurer, information chief and state director of election had also been filled with new appointees.
The special officer (Information) to the Mentri Besar, Musoddak Ahmad, was appointed secretary, State Exco for Agriculture Datuk Ir Amiruddin Hamzah (treasurer), and former Kedah PAS secretary, Senator Yusuf Husain (state director of election). Musoddak took over the post of state PAS secretary from Senator Yusuf who had been appointed Kedah PAS director of elections while Ir Amiruddin replaced State Exco for Religion and Education, Datuk Taulan Mat Rasul.
According to Azizan, the post of information chief, which was previously held by Ir Amiruddin was handed over to his Political Secretary, Mohamad Sanusi Md Nor while the post of assistant secretary went to a Committee Member of the Kedah PAS Youth movement, Aizat Zakaria. - Bernama