AZMIN CONFIDENT HE’LL REMAIN PKR NO. 2
Delegates will vote for me based on my 20-year track record in party, says Azmin
DATUK Seri Azmin Ali is confident of retaining the post of PKR deputy president at the conclusion of the party polls, despite facing stiff challenge from Rafizi Ramli.
The economic affairs minister said party delegates would vote for him based on his performance and track record in championing
“InsyaAllah (God willing), with the support that I have, I can state here that I will continue to be (allowed to carry out my duty), and I will discharge it well and with responsibility,” he said yesterday in response to a question on what would happen if he lost to Rafizi.
Azmin said he was confident that the mature PKR members would make a good choice, and he was prepared to accept their decision.
He reminded PKR members holding positions in the party not to quarrel for positions, but to prioritise serving the people.
The former Selangor menteri besar urged members to keep the faith despite obstacles, and recalled how he was the first person to be sent to jail at the height of the Reformasi era.
“I was beaten up, stripped naked, tied up, humiliated. But it was an ordeal I had to go through and never felt any regret. The outcome is what we achieved on May 9 (14th General Election).”