Five sworn in as senators at Dewan Negara


  • Nation
  • Monday, 22 Jun 2020

(From left) Datuk Yakubah Khan, Rita Sarimah Patrick Insol, Susan Chemerai Anding, Datuk Bashir Alias and Robert Lau Hui Yew. -Bernamapic

KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama): Sepanggar Umno chief Datuk Yakubah Khan was among the five individuals sworn in as senators before Senate president Tan Sri S.A. Vigneswaran at Dewan Negara here Monday (June 22).

The other four were Sarawak’s Parti Pesaka Bumiputera Bersatu (PBB) Wanita honorary secretary Susan Chemerai Anding; Parti Rakyat Sarawak deputy secretary-general Rita Sarimah Patrick Insol; chairman of Bawang Assan branch of Sarawak United Peoples’ Party (SUPP) Robert Lau Hui Yew; and Datuk Bashir Alias who was appointed for the second term.

Yakubah, Susan, Rita Sarimah and Lau were appointed as senators for the first time upon the consent of consent Yang di-Pertuan Agong Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri'ayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billah Shah. – Bernama

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