Khairy Jamaluddin must be very happy to read this:
From the STAR:
Penang state government has denied an SMS circulating here that the previous state administration transferred state land in Rifle Range to Prime Minister Datuk Seri Abdullah Ahmad Badawi’s son-in-law Khairy Jamaluddin. The land lease was still fully held by the Penang Municipal Council.
Two weeks ago, this blog carried a post about the sms and a reply from Khairy denying the land deal.
Tan Sri Dr Koh Tsu Koon’s former political secretary Mark Ooi last week called on the new government to clarify the land ownership and put a stop to the false SMS implicating the former chief minister.
The SMS, which had been circulating over the past few weeks, claimed that “the former government under Dr Koh had transferred a piece of land meant for public use to Khairy”.
“This (clarification) will help Gerakan clear its name,” said Chow Kon Yeow (State Local Government, Traffic Management and Environment Committee chairman) said after the weekly exco meeting.