Thursday, February 11, 2016
Ahmad Bashah replaces Mukhriz as Kedah Umno chief
The appointment was announced by Umno secretary-general Datuk Seri Tengku Adnan Tengku Mansor in a statement.
Tengku Adnan also said that Education Minister and Padang Terap MP Datuk Seri Mahdzir Khalid had been appointed deputy chairman of the committee, also effective today. Ahmad Bashah had been the deputy chairman.
Muhkriz, who resigned as the Kedah mentri besar on Feb 3, had said that he would leave it to Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak to determine his position as the chairman of the committee.
Ahmad Bashah was sworn in as the new Mentri Besar on Feb 4.