Datuk Law Choo Kiang was today sworn in as the Penang State Legislative Assembly speaker for the third consecutive term.
His appointment was proposed by Chief Minister Chow Kon Yeow and seconded by Deputy Chief Minister I Datuk Dr Mohammad Abdul Hamid.
Law took his oath of office before state assembly secretary Hasma Hashim at a ceremony here.
Bayan Lepas assemblyman Azrul Mahathir Aziz, meanwhile, was elected deputy state speaker.
The ceremony then proceeded with the swearing-in of 40 assemblymen who won the state election, led by Chow.
In the Aug 12 state election, the Pakatan Harapan-Barisan Nasional (PH-BN) alliance won 29 of the 40 seats contested to form a unity government in Penang.
DAP retained all 19 state seats it won in the 2018 general election, while PKR won seven, Amanah (one) and BN (two).
Source: BERNAMA News Agency