Asyraf Wajdi replaces Ahmad as UMNO sec-gen

KUALA LUMPUR – Former UMNO Youth chief Datuk Asyraf Wajdi Dusuki (picture) has been appointed as the new UMNO secretary-general, replacing Datuk Seri Ahmad Maslan.

This was announced by UMNO president Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi at a press conference after chairing the first meeting of the UMNO supreme council (MT) for 2023-2026 at Menara Dato’ Onn, World Trade Centre here today.

The deputy prime minister also announced that Datuk Seri Azalina Othman Said had been made the new information chief to replace Isham Jalil while Datuk Seri Tengku Adnan Tengku Mansor retained his post as treasurer general.

“Their appointments were agreed to at the meeting, which also appointed 13 new MT members and state UMNO chairmen,” he said.

Among those appointed as MT members are Tan Sri Shahrizat Abdul Jalil, Tan Sri Mohamad Fatmi Che Salleh, Datuk Ahmad Ismail, Datuk Nur Jazlan Mohamed and Datuk Seri Dr Mohd Shafei Abdullah. – Bernama