Serve the people, stop indulging in gutter politics, says S'wak minister


  • Nation
  • Thursday, 13 Jun 2019

KUCHING: Malaysian politicians should focus on doing their work well instead of engaging in gutter politics to get ahead, says a Sarawak minister.

Welfare, Community Wellbeing, Women, Family and Childhood Development Minister Datuk Seri Fatimah Abdullah said politicians should be professional and do their best to serve the people.

"As politicians, we must remember what we are doing this for. Let us be professional and give the service that is needed.

"Do your work as best you can. People will judge you by what you do.

"If you want to rise in your career as a politician, it must be based on your ability, capability and merit, not from something like this," she told reporters after opening the Blessings Care Centre for postnatal care here on Thursday (June 13).

Fatimah was asked to comment on the viral sex video implicating Economic Affairs Minister Datuk Seri Azmin Ali.

On the video, she said the law should take its course as various allegations and denials had been made.

She added that gutter politics were a "waste of time" and had no place in Malaysia.

"Maybe some people in politics are still not mature. But for Malaysian politics, I wish people didn't have to resort to this sort of thing.

"Do your work properly. If we focus our attention on that, I think we will help more people instead of doing things like this," she said.

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