KOTA KINABALU: Parti Bersatu Sabah (PBS) will hold their 35th Annual Delegates Conference virtually on Thursday (June 17)in compliance with standard operating procedures during the lockdown.
Party president Datuk Seri Dr Maximus Ongkili (pic), who will officiate the event, is expected to focus his speech on the way forward for the party, which is the oldest surviving political entity in Sabah since its formation in 1985.
PBS secretary-general Datuk Joniston Bangkuai said in a statement on Wednesday (June 16) that the president was likely to touch on the rejuvenation process in the party as well as on current issues.
The virtual conference will be attended by 640 delegates from 57 divisions, which have successfully held their respective annual general meetings.
“The delegates' conference will begin with the meeting by the Youth wing, followed by the Women wing, and culminating with the main conference in the afternoon.
"Delegates will attend the conference virtually from their respective divisions in compliance with SOP," said Bangkuai.
He said during the event, Ongkili will also launch the party's newly-developed app which will allow people to register online to become party members.