New Prime Minister clocks in to work

By John Isaac

PRIME Minister Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob clocked in for his first day at work at 8.30am today.

The Prime Minister’s Department in a statement today, said Ismail Sabri was greeted by Chief Secretary to the Government Tan Sri Mohd Zuki Ali, and Senior Deputy Secretary-General of the Prime Minister’s Department Datuk Jamil Rakon.

Also present were Public Service Department director-general Tan Sri Mohd Khairul Adib, Armed Forces chief General Tan Sri Affendi Buang, Inspector General of Police Datuk Seri Acryl Sani Abdullah Sani, and Attorney-General Tan Sri Idrus Harun.

Ismail Sabri, who was in a black suit, was accompanied by senior government officials to scan his time card, before signing his Welcome Book.

“The Prime Minister’s Department welcomes Ismail Sabri as the ninth Prime Minister.”

Ismail Sabri was sworn in as Prime Minister on Saturday (Aug 21) before Yang di-Pertuan Agong Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri’ayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billah Shah at Istana Negara.