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PM Anwar begins official duty at Perdana Putra

PM Anwar begins official duty at Perdana Putra
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PUTRAJAYA (Nov 25): Prime Minister Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim on Friday (Nov 25) commenced his duty officially at Perdana Putra here.

His arrival at the main block of Bangunan Perdana Putra, which housed the Prime Minister’s Office at about 9.55am, was received by Chief Secretary to the Government Tan Sri Mohd Zuki Ali.

Also present were Public Service Department director-general Datuk Seri Mohd Shafiq Abdullah, Attorney General Tan Sri Idrus Harun, Inspector-General of Police Tan Sri Acryl Sani Abdullah Sani and Army Chief Gen Tan Sri Zamrose Mohd Zain.

Anwar, who was attired in a baju Melayu complete with samping, later clocked in at his office on the fifth floor of the building.

The Tambun Member of Parliament later joined a prayer led by Prime Minister’s Department integrity officer Muhd Redza Ahmad before signing a welcome book.

Earlier, Anwar waved to media practitioners who had camped outside the compound of Perdana Putra waiting for his arrival to enter the Prime Minister’s Office.

He also mingled with civil servants waiting for his arrival at the lobby of Perdana Putra.

Anwar, 75, took his oath as the 10th PM before Yang di-Pertuan Agong Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri'ayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billah Shah on Thursday.

At his maiden media conference as the PM on Thursday night, Anwar stressed that a unity Government will be formed with the participation of several parties to ensure the stability of the country and economy, as well as upholding the spirit of the Federal Constitution.

According to him, the three largest components of the unity Government are Pakatan Harapan, Barisan Nasional and Gabungan Parti Sarawak.