Soon Koh: PSB has not made of­fi­cial re­quest to join GPS

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KUCHING: Parti Sarawak Ber­satu (PSB) has not made any of­fi­cial re­quest to join Gabun­gan Parti Sarawak (GPS).

This was re­vealed by PSB pres­i­dent Dato Sri Wong Sooon Koh yes­ter­day af­ter the launch of the party’s new logo and ex­tra­or­di­nary del­e­gates con­fer­ence (EDC) by Chief Min­is­ter Datuk Pat­inggi Abang Jo­hari Tun Openg at Crown Tow­ers here.

“All I can say now is, when we reach the bridge, we will cross it – as of now, we have not made any of­fi­cial re­quest to join GPS,” Wong, who is Min­is­ter of In­ter­na­tional Trade and E-Com­merce, told re­porters be­fore at­tend­ing the EDC.

He also pointed out that the EDC was a re­brand­ing process of the party in order to project a more multi-racial im­age.

Ear­lier, Abang Jo­hari told re­porters that the ques­tion of whether or not PSB had ap­plied to join GPS – Sarawak’s rul­ing coali­tion of lo­cal po­lit­i­cal par­ties namely Parti Pe­saka Bu­mi­put­era Ber­satu (PBB) of which Abang Jo­hari is the pres­i­dent, Parti Rakyat Sarawak (PRS), Sarawak United Peo­ple’s Party (SUPP) and Pro­gres­sive Demo­cratic Party (PDP) – should be asked to party lead­ers.

Mean­while, PSB sec­re­tary-gen­eral Ge­orge Lo said there was ‘noth­ing con­crete at this junc­ture’ on the re­quest from for­mer elected rep­re­sen­ta­tives to join the party.

Nev­er­the­less, Lo said ‘the door is al­ways open for peo­ple to join the party’.

“Our door is al­ways open to those who share the same idea and vi­sion that we (PSB) have. We will not re­ject any par­tic­u­lar per­son – not nec­es­sar­ily any elected rep­re­sen­ta­tive, but any per­son who wishes to join the party (can join),” he said.

PSB has about 40,000 mem­bers and 26 branches across Sarawak.

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