NSC tells PKR to postpone national congress

PETALING JAYA: The PKR National Congress, which kicked off virtually on Friday (June 4), has been postponed until further notice, says the party’s congress director Nik Nazmi Nik Ahmad.

According to Nik Nazmi, the matter was relayed to PKR by the National Security Council (NSC) via a letter on Friday at 6.21pm.

"The Registrar of Societies also informed us verbally, asking for the PKR National Congress on June 6 to be postponed. Before this, the NSC said they did not object to the PKR congress that will be held fully online, in a letter dated May 27," he said in a statement on Saturday (June 5).

"The Central Committee leadership has decided to postpone the PKR national congress," he added.

Nik Nazmi also said more details regarding the postponement of the national congress will be announced by PKR president Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim at 11am on June 6 (Sunday) via Facebook Live.

"He will also touch on economic and Covid-19 issues, as well as the latest political developments," he added.

The PKR national congress kicked off on Friday (June 4) with the women's wing meeting, followed by the Youth Wing on Saturday (June 5).

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