MIC seeks Indian representation in Perak Govt.

February 11th, 2009 - 2:42 pm ICT by ANI  

Putrajaya, Feb 11 (ANI): The Malaysia Indian Congress (MIC) is seeking Indian representation in the Government of Perak State for the welfare and interests of the Indian community. The Star quoted MIC Secretary-General Dr S. Subramaniam as saying that MIC, which does not have an assemblyman in the state, had requested for the Speaker’’s seat as under the Perak Constitution. “We are also asking for a representative that is the level of an executive councillor be appointed so that any issues raised by the Indian community can be brought directly to the attention of the exco. Dr Subramaniam said Deputy Prime Minister and Perak Barisan Nasional chairman Najib Tun Razak will decide on the matter soon. (ANI)

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