Sunday, March 23, 2008


STORM BREWING IN THE EAST: KUALA TERENGGANU: The palace announced the surprise appointment of Datuk Ahmad Said as menteri besar yesterday as all but two of the Barisan Nasional assemblymen in the state declared their support for incumbent Datuk Seri Idris Jusoh. In a statement to Bernama, the office of the Sultan of Terengganu said the swearing-in was to take place at the Istana Tamu at 8am today, which the 22 newly-elected assemblymen told a press conference they would not attend. Full Story

Ahmad may face disciplinary action: PUTRAJAYA: Kijal Assemblyman Datuk Ahmad Said may be slapped with disciplinary action if he accepts the post of Terengganu Menteri Besar. He could receive a warning, a suspension or even be sacked. Full Story

TERENGGANU MB CRISIS: Ahmad's swearing-in pushed to Wednesday, Umno submits protest letter to palace - There was no swearing-in after all today for embattled Terengganu Mentri Besar-designate Datuk Ahmad Said. The assemblyman, who was picked by the Sultan of Terengganu to be the new Mentri Besar, merely received a letter of appointment from the State Royal Regency Advisory Council and was told that his swearing-in has been scheduled in three days, which would be this Wednesday. Full Story

MB crisis deepens in Terengganu: breaking news updated 4.55pm – Kijal assemblyperson Ahmad Said receives his appointment letter from the palace but the appointment is put under quandary following his sacking from Umno. more

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