Hamzah selected to be Opposition leader in Parliament, says Takiyuddin


KOTA BHARU: The Perikatan Nasional MPs Committee has agreed to appoint Larut MP and Bersatu secretary-general Datuk Seri Hamzah Zainudin as the leader of the Opposition in Dewan Rakyat.

PAS secretary-general Datuk Seri Takiyuddin Hassan said the matter was decided in a meeting held several days ago.

He said the nomination of Hamzah as the Opposition leader had also been submitted to Parliament.

"We have established a committee among the 74 Perikatan MPs and agreed to appoint Hamzah as the Opposition Leader.

"The committee also appointed Perikatan chairman Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin as chief of Perikatan MPs and its deputy is PAS president Tan Sri Abdul Hadi Awang,” he told reporters when attending a thanksgiving ceremony to celebrate the Bunot Payung state constituency machinery at Wakaf Che Yeh here on Saturday (Dec 10).

Apart from that, Takiyuddin said the committee also agreed to appoint him as the Perikatan chief whip.- Bernama

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