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Penang’s first mayor a woman


Raring to start: Patahiyah sharing a light moment with Deputy Chief Minister I Datuk Mohd Rashid Hasnon (centre) and State Financial Officer Datuk Mokhtar Jait after the press conference in Komtar, Penang.

Raring to start: Patahiyah sharing a light moment with Deputy Chief Minister I Datuk Mohd Rashid Hasnon (centre) and State Financial Officer Datuk Mokhtar Jait after the press conference in Komtar, Penang.

GEORGE TOWN: Penang will have a woman as its first mayor after regaining its city status.

Chief Minister Lim Guan Eng said the Yang di-Pertuan Agong had on March 10 proclaimed the declaration of the new status for the Penang Municipal Council (MPPP) effective Jan 1 this year.

   

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