Muhyiddin announced as Bersatu president, Ahmad Faizal deputy president

Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin delivers his speech during the National Congress: Unite For Malaysia event at Malaysia International Trade & Exhibition Centre (MITEC) in Kuala Lumpur, August 22, 2020. — Picture by Shafwan Zaidon
Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin delivers his speech during the National Congress: Unite For Malaysia event at Malaysia International Trade & Exhibition Centre (MITEC) in Kuala Lumpur, August 22, 2020. — Picture by Shafwan Zaidon

KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 23 — Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin has been officially announced as the president of Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia (Bersatu) today for 2019-2022 term.

Meanwhile, Perak Mentri Besar Datuk Seri Ahmad Faizal Azumu was announced as Bersatu deputy president for the same period.

Both were the sole candidates contesting for their posts while the party chairman post was not contested by any individual.

Party election committee chairman Tan Sri Syed Hamid Albar said the three elected vice-presidents are Agriculture and Food Industries Minister, Datuk Seri Ronald Kiandee, Senior Minister (Education) Radzi Jidin and Paya Rumput assemblyman, Datuk Mohd Rafiq Naizamohideen.

“A total of 23,438 delegates cast their votes in divisional meetings nationwide yesterday,’ he said in a statement today. — Bernama

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