Taib’s age 40 idea rejected

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  • Tuesday, 02 Sep 2003

VARIOUS political party leaders have rejected Sarawak Chief Minister Tan Sri Abdul Taib Mahmud’s proposal to allow only women candidates above 40 to contest for parliamentary and state seats in the next general election, reports Berita Harian

It quoted Umno vice-president Tan Sri Muhammad Muhammad Taib as saying that everyone, including young women who were capable of becoming leaders, should be given the opportunity to contest. 

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