Penang Island gets a new mayor

  • Nation
  • Wednesday, 17 Jan 2018

GEORGE TOWN: Penang Island City Council (MBPP) secretary Yew Tung Seang has been named the new city mayor.

He replaces Datuk Maimunah Mohd Sharif, who has decided to accept the post of executive director of the United Nations' Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat), state Local Government Committee chairman Chow Kon Yeow announced on Wednesday.

Chow said the state exco meeting also decided to name MBPP Engineering Department director Addnan Mohd Razali as the new council secretary.

He said the appointment of both men will take effect on Jan 20.

Maimunah will be based in Nairobi, Kenya for four years.

Article type: metered
User Type: anonymous web
User Status:
Campaign ID: 1
Cxense type: free
User access status: 3
Subscribe now to our Premium Plan for an ad-free and unlimited reading experience!

Next In Nation

House rental agent arrested for scam in KK
Case management for Rosmah's appeal in solar case set for Nov 14
20 soldiers detained for robberies at sea, says Home Ministry
Syabu most seized drug in KL, says police
18 detained in connection with kidnapping Palestinian man
King grants audience to Turkish Parliament Speaker
Social media, messaging apps linked to over 600 sexual crimes against children below 18, Parliament told
Over RM2.5bil lost to phone scams since 2018, says Home Minister
Malaysia marks sixth consecutive term in ICAO Council
LHDN withdraws income tax appeal against Najib's daughter

Others Also Read