Sarawak CM known as Premier from Tuesday (March 1)

Sarawak Chief Minister Tan Sri Abang Johari Tun Openg, seen here taking his oath of office as Gedong assemblyman on the opening day of the state assembly sitting on Feb 14, will now be addressed as the Premier of Sarawak. - ZULAZHAR SHEBLEE/The Star

KUCHING: The constitutional amendment restyling the Sarawak chief minister as premier has been gazetted and comes into effect on Tuesday (March 1).

State secretary Datuk Amar Jaul Samion said the chief minister would now be addressed in English as the Premier of Sarawak and in Bahasa Malaysia as Premier Sarawak.

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