Malaysia: Two Indians in state’s executive panel
Kuala Lumpur: For the first time, two Indians have been appointed to the state executive committee of the Malaysian state of Penang, local media reported on Thursday.
Jagdeep Singh Deo, son of Democratic Action Party chairman Karpal Singh, and P Ramasamy of the same party were among 10 committee members sworn-in in Penang`s capital Georgetown, The Star reported.
Ramasamy was retained as the Deputy Chief Minister II while Jagdeep replaces former Penang state town and country planning and housing committee chairman Wong Hon Wai.
The swearing-in ceremony took place in the presence of Penang Chief Minister Lim Guang Eng.
DAP is part of the country`s Paktan Rakyat coalition that came to power in Penang after the May 5 general elections.
The Paktan Rakyat sits in opposition to the ruling Barisan Nasional in the national parliament.
More from India
More from World
More from Sports
More from Entertaiment
- Trump-Sharif conversation: Team Donald denies Pakistan's claims
- Aware of Chinese submarine deployment at Balochistan's Gwadar port, says Navy chief
- Hizbul commander Musa issues threats of attacks in new video
- 'Heart of Asia' Conference begins in Amritsar; Sartaj Aziz to pay a visit on Sunday
- Panel discussion over Mamata Banerjee's false allegations on Indian Army for political gains
- Gujarat businessman declares highest ever black money amount – Rs 13,000 crore!
- Army proves Mamata Banerjee wrong, releases letter showing West Bengal govt knew of exercise
- Rs 14,000 crore default case: Gujarat businessman detained, says money belongs to politicians, babus
- Manohar Parrikar exposes Mamata's attempt to politicise routine Army exercise in Kolkata
- Newly-wed couple Yuvraj Singh and Hazel Keech perform `bhangra` at Goa airport – Viral video