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Guan Eng appointed member of Parliamentary Select Committee

Guan Eng (pic) replaces Hamzah. (Photo by Zahid Izzani Mohd Said/The Edge)

Guan Eng (pic) replaces Hamzah. (Photo by Zahid Izzani Mohd Said/The Edge)

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KUALA LUMPUR (Oct 12): The Dewan Rakyat on Tuesday passed a motion on the appointment of Bagan Member of Parliament Lim Guan Eng as a member of the Select Committee for the 14th Parliament.

The motion, which was read out by Minister in the Prime Minister's Department (Parliament and Law) Datuk Seri Dr Wan Junaidi Tuanku Jaafar in accordance with Standing Order 76, was approved with a majority vote by members of the House.

Guan Eng replaces Home Minister Datuk Seri Hamzah Zainudin. The other five members of the Select Committee are International Trade and Industry Minister Datuk Seri Mohamed Azmin Ali, Works Minister Datuk Seri Fadillah Yusof, Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi (Barisan Nasional-Bagan Datuk), Datuk Seri Abdul Hadi Awang (PAS-Marang) and opposition leader Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim (Pakatan Harapan-Port Dickson).

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