MELAKA, Jan 25 (Bernama) -- Hang Tuah Jaya Municipal Council (MPHTJ) president Datuk Shadan Othman has been appointed as the new mayor of Melaka Historic City Council (MBMB) effective Feb 1.
Melaka state secretary Datuk Zaidi Johari said Shadan will replace Datuk Zainal Abu whose tenure ends on Jan 31.
"Following this, Jasin Municipal Council (MPJ) president Datin Sapiah Haron has been appointed as MPHTJ president effective the same date," he said in a statement here today.
He said Melaka Chief Minister's Department, Local Government Unit (UKT) senior assistant secretary Rosmanizam Mohd Nalif @ Zawawi has been appointed as MPJ president to replace Sapiah, also effective the same date.
Meanwhile, Saifuddin Abdul Karim remains as the president of Alor Gajah Municipal Council (MPAG)
“The Melaka state government expresses its deepest appreciation and gratitude to Zainal for his dedication and contribution during his term as MBMB mayor.
"We also congratulate Shadan, Sapiah, Saifuddin and Rosmanizam on their appointment," he said.
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