PKR Ju­lau polls a ‘fam­ily af­fair’ — An­war

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PORT DICK­SON: PKR pres­i­dent Datuk Seri An­war Ibrahim has said that he is tak­ing “a cool ap­proach” to­wards the in­tense party polls in Ju­lau, Sarawak.

He said the Ju­lau polls was a “fam­ily af­fair“in­volv­ing party mem­bers, and that he be­lieved that all mem­bers un­der­stood the larger is­sue.

“I am in my con­stituency to fo­cus on my work, as you can see.

“It’s an in­tense cam­paign over there, yes, but that’s democ­racy at work in­volv­ing the grass­roots mem­bers.

“In PKR, un­like Umno, it’s or­di­nary mem­bers who de­cide and not divi­sion chair­men and del­e­gates.”

An­war said as in all di­rect elec­tion sys­tems, es­pe­cially a newly tested one , there would be chal­lenges, but “we will iden­tify the strengths and weak­nesses.”

He said the party elec­tions com­mit­tee will iden­tify any is­sues.

“There’s no need for me to be in Sarawak to mi­cro man­age, I trust in the in­tegrity and abil­ity of my party mem­bers tasked to han­dle the elec­tions

“I un­der­stand there are lo­gis­tics and con­nec­tiv­ity is­sues but l leave it to them to man­age,” said An­war, adding that he had a full pro­gramme in PD.

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