‘Candidate to be Announced by Sultan’—Ahmad Zahid 


The president of UMNO, Dato’ Seri Ahmad Zahid Hamidi has presented the name of a candidate to be appointed as the new Menteri Besar of Perak. 

He told reporters so after having an audience with HRH Sultan of Perak, Sultan Nazrin Muizzuddin Shah at Istana Kinta moments ago today (December 8).

“Through the audience, I’ve submitted a letter of recommendation for review and consideration by Sultan Nazrin. 

“Sultan Nazrin and the palace will be disclosing the name of the candidate at a later time. 

“UMNO is only recommending the candidate, but the decision to announce the candidate’s identity lies in the hands of Sultan Nazrin. 

“I’m confident that the new government has more than enough majority support,” Ahmad Zahid added. 


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