Bersatu AGM, polls on hold due to Covid-19 pandemic, says Syed Hamid

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  • Monday, 16 Mar 2020

PETALING JAYA: The elections for the central leadership of Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia (Bersatu) and the party's annual general meeting will be postponed due to the Covid-19 pandemic, says party election committee chairman Tan Sri Syed Hamid Albar (pic).

He said this was in line with the directives issued by the Registrar of Societies Monday (March 16) that said that all gatherings, meetings and AGMs should be put on hold until June 30, as a measure of containing Covid-19.

"This means that the April 18 date on which all divisions will vote for the supreme council leadership members, as well as the Srikandi (Women's wing) and Armada (Youth wing) will be put on hold for now until a later date.

"The AGM, which is due from June 26 to 28 will also be put on hold and will be decided by the top leadership soon, in line with the ROS directives," said Syed Hamid.

All 189 divisions were initially expected to vote on April 18 through the ballot boxes to elect the Supreme Council, including Chairman and President, as well as the Youth and Women's Wing Central Committees.

This is the inaugural polls for the party which was set up in 2016.

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