Adenan Satem sworn in as Chief Minister of Sarawak
KUCHING (THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - Veteran Malaysian politician Tan Sri Adenan Satem, 70, was sworn in as Sarawak's fifth Chief Minister on Friday.
He takes over from Tan Sri Abdul Taib Mahmud, who served for 33 years, making him the longest serving chief minister in the state.
Mr Adenan took his oath of office in the presence of the Governor and some 300 guests comprising state and federal ministers, local dignitaries and community leaders.
Mr Adenan, who is also Special Functions Minister, has served in various portfolio in the Federal and state cabinets over the last two decades.