Chow Kon Yeow to be Penang CM

Chow (right) will be the new Penang Chief Minister, seen here hugging the new Finance Minister Lim after results of GE14 were announced on May 9, 2018.

GEORGE TOWN: Penang DAP chairman Chow Kon Yeow will be the new Penang Chief Minister.

Chow said a meeting will be held on Sunday (May 13) to confirm his appointment.

"It's to a certain extent confirmed, but the party has not made any official announcement," said Chow.

Chow will be taking over the post from Lim Guan Eng, who has been appointed as the new Finance Minister,

Invitations have been sent for the swearing-in ceremony of the new Chief Minister at the Yang di-Pertua Negeri's residence at Sri Mutiara on Monday (May 14).

Chow, a senior party member, won the Tanjung and Padang Kota parliamentary and state seats in GE14.

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