‘Pas will re­main in power in Ke­lan­tan’

New Straits Times - - News / Politics -

KOTA BARU: Pas has its own strat­egy to en­sure it re­mains in power in Ke­lan­tan.

State Pas sec­re­tary Datuk Che Ab­dul­lah Mat Nawi said he be­lieved other par­ties, such as Barisan Na­sional and Parti Amanah Ne­gara, would have a tough time mak­ing in­roads in the state, in the 14th Gen­eral Elec­tion (GE14).

He dis­missed ru­mours and an anal­y­sis by a lo­cal English daily quot­ing a state BN leader as say­ing that he was con­fi­dent that the coali­tion could take over Ke­lan­tan.

“Ev­ery­one is free to give their opin­ion on the is­sue, but for us, (Pas) will still rule Ke­lan­tan af­ter GE14, as we have lined up our strate­gies to re­main in power in the state,” he said here yes­ter­day.

On an­other note, Che Ab­dul­lah said Pas was against the Bet­ter Beer Fes­ti­val 2017, which would

Ev­ery­one is free to give their opin­ion on the is­sue, but for us, (Pas) will still rule Ke­lan­tan af­ter GE14, as we have lined up our strate­gies to re­main in power in the state. DATUK CHE AB­DUL­LAH MAT NAWI Ke­lan­tan Pas sec­re­tary

take place next month.

He said Pas’s ob­jec­tion against the event did not mean that the party did not re­spect Malaysia’s mul­ti­eth­nic­ity, but was con­cerned about the sen­si­tiv­ity of Mus­lims.

“The or­gan­is­ers are not sen­si­tive to Mus­lims, who make up the ma­jor­ity of the lo­cal com­mu­nity. They must know the im­pact of the event on Mus­lims,” he said.

The event is or­gan­ised by craft beer distrib­u­tor MyBeer, and is ex­pected to be held at White Box and The Square, Pub­lika, Kuala Lumpur, for two days, be­gin­ning Oct 6.

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