IPOH: Perak Mentri Besar Datuk Seri Ahmad Faizal Azumu has appointed Umno's Pengkalan Hulu assemblyman Datuk Aznel Ibrahim as his political secretary.
Faizal said the appointment would come into effect immediately.
He said Aznel, who is also Gerik Umno deputy chairman, has been entrusted to manage matters related to his responsibility as the Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia (Bersatu) deputy president.
"He will also handle matters at the federal level.
"It is a manifestation of my commitment towards the cooperation with Umno in the Perikatan Nasional government to ensure that administration can be executed effectively.
"I am confident that his appointment will strengthen the ties and cooperation between Bersatu, Umno and component parties in Perikatan," he said in a statement Monday (Oct 12).
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