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Mukim selects new members for consultative council

Azlan Othman

New members for the Mukim Consultative Council (MPM) of Mukim Kota Batu were chosen at a meeting following the dissolution of the previous council at the end of its term on Friday.

The meeting at Kampong Sungai Belukut saw the appointment of Lawi bin Haji Lamat as interim Chairperson and Haji Shahri bin Haji Hussin as Deputy Chairperson. New members of the MPM will serve from 2022 to 2027.

The MPM are grassroots leaders elected every five years to look after the welfare of residents in the mukim and work together with the Penghulu.

Nominations for the election were made through online or electronic media from June 1 to 10.

Residents of Mukim Kota Batu select new Mukim Consultative Council members. PHOTO: AZLAN OTHMAN