Wednesday, June 3

New Sandakan MP Vivian Wong takes oath of office


The new Sandakan MP Vivian Wing Shir Yee signing the swearing-in document as a member of parliament during the Dewan Rakyat sitting today. – Bernama photo

KUALA LUMPUR: Vivian Wong Shir Yee, the new MP for Sandakan, took her oath of office in the Dewan Rakyat today before Speaker Datuk Mohamad Ariff Md Yusof.

Wong, 30, retained the Sandakan seat for the DAP in a by-election on May 11 following the death of her father and the then MP, Datuk Stephen Wong Tien Fatt, on March 28.

Mohamad Ariff congratulated Wong on her victory and said it was the people’s recognition of the younger generation to voice their aspirations and hopes. – Bernama