nominates Dr Azizah, Azmin for Sgor MB,
pushes Khalid aside
Kuala Lumpur: PAS has
announced PKR deputy president Azmin Ali
alongside PKR president Datuk Seri Dr Wan
Azizah Wan Ismail as Selangor menteri besar
The party's deputy president Mohamed Sabu
said after careful deliberation the party
has also decided to remain in Pakatan Rakyat
and will continue to work together for'
tahaluf siyasi' (political cooperation).
Mohamed said the four state exco members
will also remain in the state government to
ensure that their duty towards the rakyat is
Mohamed stressed that the party will not
demand the mb post to respect the spirit of
cooperation within the opposition alliance.
When asked about the party's previous
support for embattled Selangor Menteri Besar
Tan Sri Abdul Khalid Ibrahim, Mohamed said
it was no longer an issue as he had been
sacked from his party.
" Khalid is no longer an issue because he
was sacked and therefore is not a member of
Pakatan," he told reporters here.
The two hour meeting was chaired by party
president Datuk Seri Abdul Hadi Awang.
Among those who attended were Pas secretary
general Datuk Mustafa Ali, vice president
Salahuddin Ayub, and its youth chief
Source: NST, 17 August,2014
By Syed Umar Ariff, Ili Liyana Mokhtar &