Terengganu Menteri Besar Ahmad Samsuri Mokhtar today announced a list of 11 improved portfolios to ensure the smooth running of the PAS-led state administration.
He said improvements were also made to the duties of exco members compared to the previous portfolios.
“The improved portfolios are the planning, finance and investment and land and natural resources committee, which I will personally chair; as well as the syariah implementation, education and higher education committee chaired by Paka assemblyperson Satiful Bahari Mamat.
“Also improved are the local government, housing, health and environment committee which will be chaired by Bukit Asam assemblyperson Alias Razak and the human development, da'wah and information committee, to be chaired by Bukit Payong assemblyperson Mohamad Nor Hamzah,” he told reporters after chairing the first state exco meeting at Wisma Darul Iman today.
He said Jabi assemblyperson Azman Ibrahim will chair the agriculture, agro-based industry and rural development committee; Ladang assemblyperson Tengku Hassan Tengku Omar will take the trade, industrial, regional development and administrative wellbeing committee portfolio; while Alor Limbat assemblyperson Ariffin Deraman to take the tourism, culture and information technology committee portfolio.
Chukai assemblyperson Hanafiah Mat was appointed welfare, women and family development & national unity committee chairperson, and Wakaf Mempelam assemblyperson Wan Sukairi Wan Abdullah is to take the youth, sports and ngo development committee portfolio.
Ahmad Samsuri said Kuala Berang assemblyperson Mamad Puteh had been appointed as the infrastructure, public facilities, utility and green technology committee chairperson, while Kota Putera assemblyperson Mohd Nurkhuzaini Ab Rahman as entrepreneurship, micro industries and hawkers’ affairs committee chairperson.
PAS succeeded in forming the state government in Terengganu after winning 22 of the 32 state seats in the 14th general election on May 9.