Jumaat, April 03, 2009

Malaysia's 6th Prime Minister

Enter Najib as Malaysia’s sixth Prime Minister Friday

10.115am: Najib signs document of appointment as PM.

10.10am: Najib takes oath of office as PM before the King.

09.55am: King arrives for swearing in ceremony.

09.45am: Abdullah and Najib arrive at Istana Negara.

09.30am: Ministers and officials are gathering at Istana Negara. Former Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad also arrives at the Palace.

KUALA LUMPUR: Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak is scheduled to be sworn in as Prime Minister in front of Yang diPertuan Agung Tuanku Mizan Zainal Abidin at 10am Friday.

The King had consented to the appointment of Najib as the sixth Prime Minister of Malaysia, Chief Secretary to the Government Tan Sri Mohd Sidek Hassan had said. He said in a statement Thursday that Najib would be presented his letter of appointment as Prime Minister and would take his oath of office, loyalty and confidentiality before the King at Istana Negara.

On Thursday, Datuk Seri Abdullah Ahmad Badawi sought an audience with Tuanku Mizan where he conveyed his intention to relinquish the Prime Minister’s post and sought the King’s consent for Najib to become the next Prime Minister.

Source: The Star Online

Related articles:
Power handover begins (The Star)
Najib will take oath (The Star)
Najib to be sworn in (NST)
Najib angkat sumpah (Berita Harian)
An Old Hand will be Malaysia's New Prime Minister (VOA News)
blognajib.blogspot.com,a compilation of selected news about Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak
Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak's blog

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