KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 12 — Barisan Nasional (BN) has named acting Tanjung Malim Umno chief Mohd Zaidi Aziz as its candidate for the Slim state by-election scheduled for Aug 29.
The announcement on the selection of Mohd Zaidi, 43, was made by Perak BN chairman Datuk Saarani Mohamad, who is the coalition’s Slim by-election director at Felda Residence in Slim, near here, today.
The by-election is being held following the death of incumbent Datuk Mohd Khusairi Abdul Talib on July 15.
Nomination is on Saturday, Aug 15. — Bernama