IPOH, May 6 – Perak Barisan Nasional (BN) chairman Datuk Seri Dr Zambry Abdul Kadir today had an audience with the Regent of Perak, Raja Dr Nazrin Shah at Istana Kinta, here. Zambry’s car was seen entering the palace grounds at 9.50am accompanied by two other vehicles.
During the one-hour audience, Zambry presented the results of the 13th general election in Perak and asked for the Regent’s consent to form a new state government.
Zambry is expected to take his oath of office as Perak Menteri Besar at Istana Iskandariah in Kuala Kangsar tomorrow. In the 13th general election, Perak BN won with a simple majority, garnering 31 of the 59 state seats while the opposition pact won 28.
According to the official results announced by the Election Commission, Umno won 30 of the 36 state seats contested by BN with MCA contributing one, the Chenderiang seat.