Main Page  I  Northern  I  South  I  East  I  Central  I Sabah & Sarawak  I  Versi B. Melayu  I  BERNAMA.COM
 
 

Seberang Perai now has a City Council


Last Update: 16/09/2019




KEPALA BATAS, Sept 16  -- The Seberang Perai Municipal Council (MPSP) was officially upgraded today, and is now known as the Seberang Perai City Council (MBSP).

Penang Yang Dipertua Negeri Tun Abdul Rahman Abbas announced the matter during the presentation of the declaration letter on MBSP’s city status at the Millennium Hall here, today.

With the declaration, Penang created history as the first state where both of its local authorities are of city council status.

The Penang City Council (MBPP) gained city status in 2015.

Housing and Local Government Minister Zuraida Kamaruddin first handed over the declaration letter to Abdul Rahman, after which Chief Minister Chow Kon Yeow read the letter of appointment of MPSP president Datuk Rozali Mohamud as Seberang Perai Mayor before the Yang Dipertua Negeri.

Rozali then took the oath of office as the first mayor of Seberang Perai.

When met after the event, Rozali said Seberang Perai's success in gaining city status was a result of the cooperation of all parties, including MBSP employees and the people who sought to meet the criteria set by the government for the purpose.

 

-- BERNAMA


 



 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
     
   
 

Former IDR CEO pleads not guilty to CBT of more than RM150,0000

 
     

Police very professional when recording statement - Ramasamy

 
     

Mobile court a noble effort to be closer to rural folks - Chief Justice

 
     

Floods: 270 victims in three Perak relief centresĀ 

 
     
 
     
 

.  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .

 
     
     
   
   
     
     
     
   
     
   
     
 

 
© 2019 BERNAMA. All Rights Reserved. Disclaimer | Privacy Policy| Security Policy
This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed in any form except with the prior
written permission of BERNAMA. Best viewed in Firefox 35.0.1 & Internet Explorer 8.0 with 1024 x 768 resolution