GE15: PAS open to working with anyone except Pakatan, says Tuan Ibrahim


MELAKA: PAS is open to working with any political party, apart from Pakatan Harapan, in facing the 15th General Election (GE15), says Datuk Seri Tuan Ibrahim Tuan Man (pic).

"It is important to collaborate because PAS sees that there are at least 27 parliamentary seats that could potentially be won by Pakatan if there is no understanding between Perikatan Nasional (Perikatan) and Barisan Nasional (BN).

"As such, I see that there is a need for comprehensive cooperation (between PN and BN) and this is what we hope for, but if BN makes their decision as announced, we are ready to fight (with BN),” the PAS deputy president said when met by reporters at the 5K Rally and launch of the Melaka PAS election machinery at Semabok here Wednesday (Aug 17) night.

Earlier, BN deputy chairman Datuk Seri Mohamad Hasan was quoted as saying that BN was maintaining its decision to go solo in GE15.

However, PAS Central Committee member Dr Mohd Zuhdi Marzuki reportedly said Pakatan had the potential to win big in GE15 as 27 seats were at great risk of being captured by the coalition if BN and Perikatan failed to unite.

On the logo to be used by PAS in GE15, Tuan Ibrahim said in principle, the party would use the Perikatan logo and this would be discussed specifically.

"We have received requests from the east coast states, especially, proposing that the party logo be used instead, but this must discussed in depth at the leadership level," he said. - Bernama

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