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Melaka CM sworn-in after BN election victory

Nov 21, 2021


melaka cm sworn-in after bn election victory

Image: Bernama

Datuk Seri Sulaiman Md Ali has taken his oath as Melaka’s new Chief Minister.

The swearing-in was conducted at the office of the Yang DiPertua Negeri at around 1am this morning.

Datuk Seri Sulaiman adds that his exco lineup for the state government will be announced next week.

It comes after he won the Lendu seat in yesterday’s Melaka state election.

Overall, BN won 21 of the 28 seats on offer.

Pakatan Harapan ended up taking five seats, while Perikatan Nasional won two.

Among the other notable results, PN’s chief minister candidate Datuk Mas Ermieyati Samsudin lost to BN's Datuk Seri Rauf Yusoh.

Also, none of the 4 assemblymen who triggered the election when they withdrew their support for the previous administration, won their seats. 

The Election Commission says the final voter turnout for the Malacca polls was just under 66 percent.

melaka cm sworn-in after bn election victory

Image: Reuters

A further 38 Covid-19 fatalities were reported nationwide yesterday.

It brings the country’s overall death toll from the virus to just shy of the 30 thousand mark.

From yesterday’s total…five were classified as brought in dead.

12 of the fatalities were reported in Terengganu, five were in Perak… while Kedah, Sarawak and Selangor reported four deaths each.

Meanwhile, the utilisation rate for ICU’s involving Covid-19 cases in four states has risen above 80 percent.

It involves Putrajaya, Negeri Sembilan, KL and Selangor.

Other states have an ICU utilisation rate of between 45.2 to 75.9 percent.

It came as the number of Covid-19 infections dropped below the six thousand mark…with 5,859 cases reported yesterday.

melaka cm sworn-in after bn election victory

Image: Reuters

Singapore is optimistic of launching the land Vaccinated Travel Lane with Malaysia in the next two weeks.

The Republic says this could happen close to, or even at the same time as the air VTL, which is scheduled for November 29th.


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