PUTRAJAYA, Aug 12 — PAS has managed to form the state governments in Terengganu and Kelantan after obtaining simple majorities in today’s state elections.

Election Commission (EC) chairman Tan Sri Abdul Ghani Salleh announced that PAS won 17 out of 32 state seats in Terengganu as of 9.45pm, and 23 out of 45 state seats in Kelantan as of 9.56pm.

“With this, (PAS) has managed to obtain majorities of more than 50 per cent from the total of state seats contested (in Terengganu and Kelantan),” he said in a media conference here tonight. — Bernama