Lim Chong Eu Revisited


Those who worked with and knew Tun Dr Lim Chong Eu share their recollections of Penang's former Chief Minister.

Tan Sri Khalid Ahmad Sulaiman
Penang state executive councillor (1974–1982) and former Penang state Barisan Nasional secretary.

A pragmatic leader "After the 1969 general elections when he became Chief Minister, he realised that he couldn't work by himself, to get things done he needed to work with the federal government. Soon after the elections, he threw a state dinner in Penang for Tun Razak. He was very good friends with Tun Razak who'd spend many New Years in Penang, these were some of the few times Tun Dr Lim would let his hair down and celebrate."

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