PETALING JAYA: Johor Barisan Nasional is all set to face the upcoming 15th General Election (GE15).
MCA president Datuk Seri Dr Wee Ka Siong said the matter was conveyed by Johor Barisan chairman Datuk Seri Hasni Mohammad in a meeting among the coalition’s election machinery.
"In the meeting, Hasni stressed that all 26 divisions in Johor are prepared for GE15.
"He is also confident that the state government under the leadership of Johor Mentri Besar Datuk Onn Hafiz Ghazi will fulfil the needs of Johorians as best as possible.
"However, the people of Johor also need a coherent and strong Federal Government for sustainable development," he said in a Facebook post.
Dr Wee said Datuk Seri Mohamad Hasan, who is also the Barisan election director, gave motivational words to uplift the spirits of the Johor Barisan grassroots.
"His mandate was for the Barisan machinery to maintain the spirit of unity and to work as a team to achieve the target of claiming victory," he said.
Dr Wee said the spirit of togetherness and solidarity between the component parties, which has been the main strength of Barisan, need not only be preserved, but also strengthened.
He said the Barisan machinery also needs to fend off slander and negative accusations by the Opposition and convey the right information to the people.
Also present during the meeting were Onn Hafiz Ghazi, Barisan treasurer-general and Defence Minister Datuk Seri Hishammuddin Hussein, Umno vice-president Datuk Seri Mohamed Khaled Nordin, MIC vice-president Datuk M. Asojan and Johor Barisan secretary Datuk Samsolbari Jamali among others.