Asyraf Wajdi is officially the new face of Umno Youth

Newly minted Umno Youth chief Asyraf Wajdi Dusuki with his Wanita counterpart Noraini Ahmad, flanked by their deputies Norliza Abdul Rahim (left) and Shahril Hamdan.

KUALA LUMPUR: Umno has officially announced former deputy minister in the Prime Minister’s Department Asyraf Wajdi Dusuki as the party’s Youth chief, replacing Khairy Jamaluddin who helmed the wing for nine years.

Asyraf defeated former Youth vice-chief Khairul Azwan Harun and seven others in party elections which took place yesterday.

Umno also announced Parit Sulong MP Noraini Ahmad as its Wanita chief, replacing Shahrizat Abdul Jalil.

Shahril Hamdan and Norliza Abdul Rahim are named as vice-chief for the Youth and Wanita wings respectively.

Meanwhile, Zahida Zarik Khan is the new face of Puteri Umno, while Nurul Amal Mohd Fauzi is the wing’s vice-chief.