ALOR SETAR – Datuk Seri Mukhriz Tun Dr Mahathir today announced his resignation as Kedah Menteri Besar with immediate effect.
He told a media conference at Wisma Darul Aman here that he had lost the majority support of the Kedah State Assembly.
“I was informed that I have lost the majority support by the Kedah Council of Regency yesterday,” he said.
Datuk Ahmad Bashah Md Hanipah will be sworn in as the new Kedah Mentri Besar on Thursday at 10am at Istana Anak Bukit.
Kedah State Secretary Datuk Bakar Din said this in a separate press conference on Wednesday after Datuk Seri Mukhriz Mahathir announced his resignation as Mentri Besar.
In a press release issued on Wednesday morning, Bakar said the Bakar Bata assemblyman would be sworn in as the new Kedah Mentri Besar under the provisions of the Kedah State Constitution. – MyNewsHub/Bernama