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A Parti Keadilan Rakyat machinery personnel setting up the party flags at the Semerang constituency, Ayer Hitam, in conjunction with the Johor state election, on March 3, 2022. — Picture by AHMAD ZAKKI JILAN/SELANGORKINI

Two deputy ministers appointed Keadilan state leadership council chairmen

KUALA LUMPUR, May 26 — Two deputy ministers have been appointed Parti Keadilan Rakyat State Leadership Council chairmen following a restructuring decided during its central leadership council meeting today.

Keadilan information chief Fahmi Fadzil said that Deputy Higher Education Minister Datuk Mustapha Sakmud was appointed as Sabah chief, while Deputy Domestic Trade and Cost of Living Minister Fuziah Salleh was appointed as Pahang chief.

Other appointees include Ledang MP Syed Ibrahim Syed Noh as Johor chief, Prime Minister’s political secretary Azman Abidin as Federal Territories chief, Roland Engan as Sarawak chief, Ahmad Nazri Mohd Yusof (Terengganu), Datuk Seri Mohamad Suparadi Md Noor (Kelantan), while Dato’ Seri Amirudin Shari and Datuk Seri Aminudin Harun retained their posts as Selangor and Negeri Sembilan chiefs.

In a statement today, he said the party also elected three new central leadership council members, Datuk Sangkar Rasam, Azan Ismail, and Datuk Roslan Hussin.

Today’s meeting also discussed the humanitarian issue and war in Gaza and the resolve shown by Prime Minister Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim and his party in peace efforts in that region.

Fahmi said that Anwar, who is also Keadilan president, had provided a briefing about current issues, including the national address and government policies, and urged party members and supporters to come together with ideas to drive the Madani government’s agenda.

“The council also discussed the party machinery’s readiness for the upcoming Sungai Bakap by-election,” he said.

— Bernama

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