KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 21 — The Dewan Negara today approved a motion to appoint five Select Committee members for the Third Session of the 14th Parliament.
They are Dewan Negara President Tan Sri Rais Yatim; his deputy Datuk Seri Abdul Halim Abd Samad; Senator Idris Ahmad; Senator Susan Chemerai Anding and Senator Lim Hui Ying.
The motion was tabled by Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department (Parliament and Law) Datuk Takiyuddin Hassan and was approved by a majority vote.
Rais, meanwhile expressed his thanks over his appointment as committee chairman and also his gratitude to Takiyuddin for personally tabling the motion. — Bernama