ALOR SETAR: Ten assemblymen including eight new faces were sworn in as state executive councillors before the Sultan of Kedah, Sultan Sallehuddin Ibni Almarhum Sultan Badlishah.
The line-up of exco comprising four from PKR, three (Amanah), two (Pribumi) and one DAP assemblyman took their oath in a ceremony at Balairung Seri Besar, Istana Anak Bukit here yesterday.
The eight new faces are Bukit Kayu Hitam assemblyman Halimaton Saadiah Saad (Bersatu), Kota Siputeh assemblyman Dr Salmee Said (Amanah), Bukit Selambau assemblyman R. Summugam (PKR), Bakar Arang assemblyman Ooi Tze Min (PKR), Lunas assemblyman Azman Nasrudin (PKR), Kubang Rotan assemblyman Mohd Asmirul Anuar Aris (Amanah).
Also appointed were Suka Menanti assemblyman Zamri Yusuf (PKR) and Derga assemblyman Tan Kok Yew (DAP).
Meanwhile, the two assemblymen who served under the PAS administration in 2008, Anak Bukit assemblyman Datuk Amiruddin Hamzah (Pribumi) as well as Pengkalan Kundor assembly-man Datuk Dr Ismail Salleh (Amanah) were also appointed as exco members.
Present was Kedah Mentri Besar Datuk Seri Mukhriz Mahathir who took his oath of office on May 11.
All exco members are expected to attend their first meeting at Wisma Darul Aman here at 10am today. — Bernama
Kedah State Exco List
> Datuk Seri Mukhriz Mahathir: Mentri Besar and chairman of State Economic Planning Committee, State Land Affairs, Land Revenue, and Natural Resources Committee as well as State Action Council.
> Datuk Amiruddin Hamzah: Chairman of State Finance, State Government-Owned Companies, Industry and Investment and Religious Affairs Committee.
> Datuk Dr Ismail Salleh: Chairman of State Information, Health and Rural Development Committee.
> Tan Kok Yew: Chairman of State Tourism, Local Government and Housing Committee.
> Zamri Yusuf: Chairman of State Science, Innovation, Information Technology, Public Works, Water Supply and Source, and Energy Committee.
> Azman Nasrudin: Chairman of State Agriculture and Agro-based Industries, Transport and Human Development Committee.
> Mohd Asmirul Anuar Aris: Chairman of State Youth and Sports, Culture, Art and Heritage, Entrepreneurship Development and Non-governmental Organisations Committee.
> Ooi Tze Min: Chairman of State Chinese and Siamese Affairs, Human Resources and Environment Committee.
> Dr Salmee Said: Chairman of State Education, Communication and High Technology and Domestic Trade Committee.
> R. Summugam: Chairman of State Indian Affairs, Unity, Consumer Affairs and Cooperatives Committee.
> Halimaton Saadiah Saad: Chairman of State Women Development, Community Welfare and Poverty Eradication Committee.