Monday, December 14, 2009

Anwar to attend 3 Sabah events in one-day visit

Parti Keadilan Rakyat (PKR) de facto leader Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim will make a one-day working visit to Sabah on Dec 20 to attend three key events in conjunction with PKR Sabah's Convention 2009.

Anwar would be officiating at the closing ceremony of the convention, hold a dialogue with a group of young professionals before attending a dinner.

The Sabah PKR Convention would be held at the Atlantis Seafood Restaurant at Jalan Bundusan, while the dialogue with the group of 100 young professionals (by invitation only) would be at the Sabah Golf & Country Club, and the banquet at the Ocean Seafood Restaurant on the same day.

Organising chairman for the convention and the dinner, Datuk Kong Hong Ming, made the announcement during a Press conference at State PKR Liaison Office here.

He made the announcement on behalf of Sabah PKR liaison chief, Ahmad Thamrin Jaini, who had to rush to Kuching to attend the PKR Sarawak Convention.

"We are expecting some 1,200 people comprising party leaders and members from all the 25 divisions in the State to attend the convention.

And we are also glad to announce that all the 130 tables for the banquet have been sold out," he said.

He said among the highlights of the convention would be speeches by selected leaders from the seven state zones, to deliberate on two working papers entitled "Leading PKR Towards the 2-Party System", which will be delivered by PKR Director of Strategies, Saifuddin Nasution Ismail, and "Why Should PKR Be Our Choice?" by PKR Supreme Council Leader, Ansari Abdullah.

There will also be some resolutions passed at the end of the convention.

Kong also disclosed that Thamrin would soon be making an announcement on the new line-up of the State liaison committee, which has been decided during its Supreme Council meeting held in Kuala Lumpur on Dec 6.

He said all the 25 divisions of Sabah PKR will also be conducting their annual general meeting cum election from Feb 1 to March 15 next year.

Also present at Sabah PKR's weekly meeting were its Treasurer Dr Roland Chia, Wanita Chief Hajjah Saukinah Yussof, Youth Chief Razak Ismail, Mursalim B. Tanjul, Secretary to Thamrin, and all its divisional chiefs except for Datuk Dr Jeffrey Kitingan (Keningau) and Christina Liew (Kota Kinabalu).

Source:Daily Express

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