Selangor opposition leader appointed PAC chairman

Sungai Air Tawar assemblyman Rizam Ismail. (Facebook pic)

SHAH ALAM: Opposition leader in the Selangor state assembly Rizam Ismail has been appointed as the chairman of the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) for the state.

The announcement was made by Selangor Menteri Besar Amirudin Shari at the state assembly sitting today.

Also appointed members of the committee were Bukit Lanjan assemblyman Elizabeth Wong, Kota Anggerik assemblyman Mohd Najwan Halimi and Jeram assemblyman Mohd Shaid Rosli, all from PKR.

Also appointed were Sungai Pelek assemblyman Ronnie Liu and Kampung Tunku assemblyman Lin Yi Wei, both from DAP, and Amanah’s Ulu Kelang assemblyman Saari Sungib.

Rizam, who is Sungai Air Tawar assemblyman, was appointed because according to the regulations of the Selangor state assembly, the post is automatically held by the opposition leader.