PETALING JAYA: Prime Minister’s Office has today confirmed that the Pengerang Member of Parliament, Datuk Seri Azalina Othman Said is resigning as the Special Adviser to the Prime Minister (Law and Human Rights).
Utusan reported, the Minister’s Office said she had sent her resignation letter on 29 August and the Prime Minister, Datuk Ismail Sabri Yaakob has accepted the resignation with a month’s notice as informed in the letter.
“Datuk Seri Azalina Othman Said has sent a letter of resignation as Special Adviser to the Prime Minister (Law and Human Rights), Prime Minister’s Department dated 29 August 2022.
“A month’s notice was given to complete work related to his staff, but during that period, he was no longer on duty at the Prime Minister’s Office as he was given leave from September 1 until the end of the notice at the end of September.
“Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob expressed his appreciation and gratitude for the services he has provided throughout his tenure,” said the statement today.
The news of the resignation arose after Azalina’s speech at UMNO Presidential Briefing last week, where she questioned why didn’t the Prime Minister change the Attorney General.