Selangor Exco Appointment: Four New Faces, First Woman Speaker in Malaysia


KLANG, 30 May: Ten Pakatan Rakyat (PR) leaders were safely sworn in as Members of the Selangor State Government Executive Council.

The Selangor Government made history as the first state to have a woman Speaker with the appointment of Subang Jaya Assemblywoman, Hannah Yeoh for the office.

The Oath Swearing Ceremony and the Pledge Undertaking as well as the Letter of Appointment for the Honourable Members of the Selangor State Executive Council which took place in front of DYMM the Sultan of Selangor, Sultan Sharafuddin Idris Shah at Balairong Seri, Alam Shah Palace here in Klang.

The appointment of the Selangor State Government Council Members was based on the 4-3-3 formula which saw four Excos being from the Malay community and four Non-Malays.

All of them received the Selangor Sultan’s assent before being sworn in today.

Two weeks ago, Tan Sri Abdul Khalid Ibrahim was again chosen to be the Chief Minister of Selangor for a second term to lead the Selangor administration.

The following are the responsibility authority and portfolio for the 2013-2018 administration session:

Chief Minister, Tan Sri Abdul Khalid Ibrahim – Finance, Land and Natural Resources Management, State of Selangor Economic Action Council (MTES) and Malay Customs Committee Member

Iskandar Abdul Samad – Housing, Building Management and Urban Settlers Exco

Dr Ahmad Yunus Hairi – Youth and Sports, Infrastructure and Public Facilities Exco

Dr Halimah Ali – Education, Higher Education and Human Capital Development Exco

Sallehin Mukhyi – Islamic Affairs, Agricultural Modernisation and Rural Development Exco

Ean Yong Hian Wah – Investment, Industrial, New Village Development and Whitening of Illegal Factories Exco

Ganabathi Rao Veraman – Plantation Workers, Poverty and Caring Government Exco

Datuk Teng Chang Khim – Local Government, Research and Development Exco

Dr. Rodziah Ismail – Welfare and Women’s Affairs Exco

Dr. Daroyah Alwi – Health, Entrepreneur Development, Science, Technology and Innovation Exco

Elizabeth Wong Keat Ping – Tourism, Consumer Affairs and Environment Exco

Hannah Yeoh – Selangor State Assembly Speaker

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