Anwar to defend PKR president's post

11 Apr 2022 01:15pm
PKR President Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim - pic from Facebook
PKR President Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim - pic from Facebook

SHAH ALAM - PKR President Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim will defend his top seat during the party polls held in May.

In a statement, his office said he had submitted an application for the post through ADIL App, an online App for members to vote.

He will be defending his post for the 2022/2025 term.

The contest for PKR's central leadership council heats up today with six top party posts, namely the president, deputy president and four vice-presidents, including for youth and Wanita posts nominations to be held today.

The nominations begin today until Sunday (April 19) involving all divisions nationwide.

It will be held at the PKR headquarters in Petaling Jaya except in Sabah and Sarawak where candidates will carry out the nomination process in their respective states.

Over 8,000 applications for nominations for 2022 PKR party elections nominations have been submitted for branch level nationwide as of yesterday, PKR Election Committee (JPP) chairman Dr Zaliha Mustafa said.

She said the nominations, which began last Friday and ended today, went smoothly and were conducted online using the ADIL App.

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Among the highlights are for the number two post with Datuk Seri Saifuddin Nasution and PKR Vice President Rafizi Ramli gunning for the deputy president post.

Tian Chua will not be contesting for the vice president's post.

For the four vice-president's posts, among the names expected to contest are Kapar MP Datuk Abdullah Sani Abdul Hamid, chief organising secretary Nik Nazmi Nik Ahmad, Women's chief Fuziah Salleh and Information chief Fahmi Fadzil.

Student activist Adam Adli has also confirmed contesting the youth chief's seat.

Meanwhile, the former Selangor Youth chief, Najwan Halimi will contest for the central leadership council.

As for Kuala Selangor PKR branch chief Juwairiya Zulkifli, he confirmed when contacted via Whatsapp that he would be defending his post and according to him, he is currently expecting a four-corner fight.

Also, former Perak PKR chairman Farhash Wafa Salvador Mubarak said he will face Selangor Menteri Besar Datuk Seri Amirudin Shari for the PKR Gombak Branch chief position in the 2022 party polls.

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