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(UPDATE) MALAYSIA: EC CHAIRMAN’S TENURE SHORTENED

PUTRAJAYA, Malaysia The tenure of Mohd Hashim Abdullah as Election Commission chairman has been shortened, to July 1.

His tenure was due to end in August 2020.

The EC in a statement here said the shortening of his tenure received the consent of Yang di-Pertuan Agong and was conveyed via a letter from the Comptroller of Istana Negara dated June 7.

The statement said Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad was also informed of the matter via an official letter dated June 11.

The EC wishes to record its deepest appreciation to Mohd Hashim for his service as EC chairman, said the statement.

Mohd Hashim joined the EC on Sept 5, 2014 as deputy chairman and was appointed chairman on Jan 24, 2016.

Source: NAM News Network

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Home / Information Technology / (UPDATE) MALAYSIA: EC CHAIRMAN’S TENURE SHORTENED

(UPDATE) MALAYSIA: EC CHAIRMAN’S TENURE SHORTENED

PUTRAJAYA, Malaysia The tenure of Mohd Hashim Abdullah as Election Commission chairman has been shortened, to July 1.

His tenure was due to end in August 2020.

The EC in a statement here said the shortening of his tenure received the consent of Yang di-Pertuan Agong and was conveyed via a letter from the Comptroller of Istana Negara dated June 7.

The statement said Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad was also informed of the matter via an official letter dated June 11.

The EC wishes to record its deepest appreciation to Mohd Hashim for his service as EC chairman, said the statement.

Mohd Hashim joined the EC on Sept 5, 2014 as deputy chairman and was appointed chairman on Jan 24, 2016.

Source: NAM News Network

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