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 Menteri 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 individuals.
Party election committee chairman Tan Sri Syed Hamid Albar said the three elected vice-presidents are Agriculture and Food Industries Minister, Datuk Seri Dr Ronald Kiandee, Senior Minister (Education) Dr 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.
He said from 179 divisions eligible to meet, 177 divisions held their meetings while two divisions failed to convene meetings due to the lack of quorum.
According to him, the election held for the first time also elected the permanent chairman, deputy permanent chairman, and 20 members of the Supreme Council.
Among the Supreme Council members are Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department (Economy) Datuk Seri Mustapa Mohamed, Deputy Defence Minister Datuk Seri Ikmal Hisham Abdul Aziz, Deputy Works Minister Datuk Eddin Syazlee Shith and Deputy Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department (Parliament and Law), Datuk Shabudin Yahaya.
Following are the results of the Supreme Council election for the 2019 -2022 term:
Permanent Chairman: Senator Datuk Mohd Suhaimi Abdullah
Deputy Permanent Chairman: Datuk Hashim Suboh
President: Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin
Deputy President: Datuk Seri Ahmad Faizal Azumu
Vice-Presidents: Datuk Seri Ronald Kiandee
Dr Radzi Jidin
Datuk Mohd Rafiq Naizamohideen
Members of Supreme Council:
1.Datuk Seri Ikmal Hisham Abdul Aziz
2.Abdul Hakim Gulam Hassan
3.Datuk Zainol Fadzi Paharudin
4.Datuk Iskandar Dzulkarnain Abdul Khalid
5.Senator Datuk Razali Idris
6.Datuk Eddin Syazlee Shith
7.Datuk Seri Mustapa Mohamed
8.Wan Saiful Wan Jan
9.Azlinda Abdul Latif
10.Mohd Taufik Yaacob
11.Mohd Rafiq Mohd Abdullah
12.Datuk Seri Lajim Ukin
13.Datuk Suhaili Abdul Rahman
14.Datuk Dr Saharuddin Jamal
15.Datuk Mohamed Farid Mohamed Zawawi
16.Mohd Zulkifli Zakaria
17.Mohd Yazid Mohd Yunus
18.Datuk Shahbudin Yahaya
19.Datuk Rosol Wahid