IPOH – The new Perak Menteri Besar, Ahmad Faizal Azumu, is scheduled to present the list of candidates to be appointed state executive councillors to the Sultan of Perak, Sultan Nazrin Shah, today.
Ahmad Faizal, who is also Pakatan Harapan (PH) Perak chairman, said he would announce the names of the councillors once the Sultan gave his consent.
A minimum of four and a maximum of 10 elected representatives can be appointed as state executive councillors.
“Of course, the members will comprise representatives of the component parties in PH.
“We will try to have the best composition of members from each party,” he told reporters after a ceremony here last night to thank the people of Perak.
The Raja Muda of Perak, Raja Jaafar Raja Muda Musa was also present at the event which was attended by over 2,000 people from around Ipoh.
According to Ahmad Faizal once the Sultan gave his consent, he would inform the State Secretary’s Office and following that the announcement would be made in a press conference.
Meanwhile, Ahmad Faizal, who is also Chenderiang state assemblyman said the party would conduct a special evaluation on any individual who intends to join Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia (PPBM).
“Everyone has the right to fill in the application form but this does not mean that they will be accepted as a member of PPBM. We will look into details before making any decision,” he said. -BERNAMA