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BUTTERWORTH - The Penang PKR Youth and Wanita movements want Datuk Mohd Salleh Man of PAS to quit his Penang Islamic Religious Council president’s post, saying his party is no longer in the new opposition pact that makes up the state government.

Youth chief Asrol Sani Abdul Razak said the state government now known as Pakatan Harapan was made up of DAP, PKR and Parti Amanah Negara (Amanah).

“The Penang government and Chief Minister Lim Guan Eng no longer acknowledge PAS in the new coalition.

“Salleh’s position as MAIPP chairman is no longer valid and we suggest the post be made vacant when the term expires by year-end and be taken over by a PKR representative,” he told a press conference yesterday.

Asrol Sani added that PKR was the second biggest party in Pakatan Harapan in the state with 10 assemblymen.

“We also stress that any decision on Community Security and Development Committee (JKKK) positions and councillors be made through discussions among the three component parties of Pakatan Harapan.

“We have written to Lim, PKR president Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail and Penang Religious Affairs Committee chairman Abdul Malek Abul Kassim on the matter,” he

BELAGA - Barisan Nasional (BN) Youth leader Khairy Jamaluddin will discuss with Sarawak BN Youth on their strategy for the Sarawak state election expected to be held early next year.

Khairy said he would meet Sarawak BN Youth leader Datuk Seri Fadillah Yusof soon to discuss the matter.

"We will choose a date near to the election to launch our machinery," he told reporters after opening the Long Busang Health Clinic here Sunday.

He said various programmes and activities had been carried out

KUALA LUMPUR: Quelling talk that Umno would sack Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin and Datuk Seri Shafie Apdal, the party president urged all leaders to commit to their pledge of loyalty.

Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak, who thanked his deputy and vice-president for promising to be loyal to Umno, said the two leaders had also expressed their willingness to ensure the party’s success in the next general election.

Dismissing speculation that the supreme council would be discussing the sacking of the two

PETALING JAYA: Recent antics during the Bersih 4 rally should not be linked entirely to the Chinese community as a whole but that of DAP leaders and their sympathisers, says MCA religious bureau chairman Datuk Seri Ti Lian Ker.

Their ill-mannered acts cannot be attributed to the entire Chinese community, he said.

“The natural Malay perception is that ini Cina sudah melampau (the Chinese are too extreme) and the blame is on the entire Chinese community,” said Ti.

“We are saying that it should

KOTA BARU: Another PAS MP has reneged on his “baiah (oath of allegiance)” to the party by joining PKR, thus automatically divorcing his wife, claimed party vice-president Datuk Mohd Amar Abdullah (pix).

He advised Datuk Kamaruddin Jaafar to check the status of his marriage with the Kelantan Syariah Courts.

Kamaruddin joined his fellow MP Dr Mohd Hatta Ramli, who won the Kuala Krai seat in the last general election under a PAS ticket but has since went back on his oath of allegiance to the

PUTRAJAYA: Umno’s political bureau meeting, which was a prelude to the much anticipated supreme council meeting tomorrow, went smoothly without incident.

Umno Youth chief Khairy Jamaluddin described the mood of yesterday’s meeting as “positive”, with all senior leaders in attendance.

“Good Biro Politik Umno meeting chaired by @NajibRazak. All senior office bearers in attendance. Positive mood,” he tweeted.

Party vice-president Datuk Seri Hishammuddin Hussein also shared the same sentiment

PETALING JAYA: Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak’s (pic) control over Umno appears to have survived the political rumblings in the Umno division meetings that will wrap up by this weekend.

Despite “hotspots” and eruptions at various division AGMs over the last one month, the bulk of 188 divisions which have completed their AGMs have passed resolutions supporting Najib, as well as vice-president and Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi.

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