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Sunday January 2, 2011
Khusrin to report for duty tomorrow
PETALING JAYA: Datuk Khusrin Munawi will report for duty at the
Selangor state secretariat tomorrow despite objections from the
Selangor Mentri Besar.
Khusrin's appointment as the state secretary is valid as it was made
in accordance with the state constitution and sources confirmed that
the Sultan of Selangor had consented to the appointment.
Khusrin is expected to issue a statement tomorrow.
Sources said the public services commission would not give in to
Mentri Besar Tan Sri Khalid Ibrahim's pressure to revert the decision
to appoint Khusrin.
They said the commission had acted in accordance with Article 52 of
the Selangor state constitution that clearly empowered it to appoint a
As former mentri besar Datuk Seri Dr Mohd Khir Toyo pointed out,
Khalid has no grounds to dispute the appointment as there was no
clause in the state constitution specifying that the appointment of
the state secretary must be made with the consent of the mentri besar.