Sarawak PKR backs DPM proposal


  • Nation
  • Tuesday, 10 Oct 2006

KUCHING: The Sarawak branch of Parti Keadilan Rakyat (PKR) supports a proposal by the party to name a leader from Sabah or Sarawak as the Deputy Prime Minister. 

“This is a pertinent issue to ensure that the sharing of power concept agreed during the formation of Malaysia can be truly implemented,” said state PKR chairman Wan Zainal Wan Senusi. 

The proposal came as part of a a so-called ‘Tambunan Declaration’ announced by Datuk Jeffrey Kitingan at a rally on Saturday, when he officially joined the party. 

PKR adviser Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim was present at the gathering that was held in the stronghold of Dr Jeffrey’s brother, Datuk Seri Joseph Pairin Kitingan. – Bernama  

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