Wan Junaidi appointed the new Sarawak governor

Wan Junaidi appointed the new Sarawak governor

KUALA LUMPUR: Former Dewan Negara president Tun Dr Wan Junaidi Tuanku Jaafar has been appointed the 8th Yang Dipertua Negeri of Sarawak.
The appointment takes effect today.

He received the instrument of appointment from Yang di-Pertuan Agong Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri’ayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billah Shah in a ceremony at Balairung Kecil, Istana Negara here today.
Also in attendance at the ceremony was Raja Permaisuri Agong Tunku Azizah Aminah Maimunah Iskandariah.

Wan Junaidi, 77, was appointed the Yang Dipertua Negeri of Sarawak by Article 1 of the Sarawak Constitution for four years, effective Jan 26, 2024, until Jan 26, 2028.
Wan Junaidi replaces Tun Abdul Taib Mahmud who held the post for three terms from March 1, 2014.

-Bernama

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