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Art Harun resigns as EC chairman

Published on 9 Jul 2020 3:05:17 PM

Datuk Azhar Azizan Harun who is tipped to be the new Dewan Rakyat Speaker, has resigned as Election Commission (EC) chairman.

A statement issued by the EC stated that Azhar's resignation was effective from June 29.

The commission said that in line with Article 114 (7) of the Federal Constitution, EC deputy chairman Dr Azmi Sharom would assume the duties of chairman.

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