Businessman Jasvir Singh has been appointed as a council member of Bentong Municipal Council, believed to be the first Sikh in the municipality in the state of Pahang.
“I have been asked, among others, to look after the welfare o the Punjabi community in this district, he told Asia Samachar.
Jasvir, 45, who is also Bentong gurdwara management committee president, was officially appointed at a ceremony today (30 March 2018).
He received the title Datuk from the state of Pahang in 2016.
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