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Lujnah Penerangan Dewan Pemuda
No. 10, Lorong 14, Kg. Sembulan 88100 Kota Kinabalu
EYEING MUSLIM VOTES, TOO
Daily Express: 18 May 1998
KUALA LUMPUR: PAS which contested
in the 1986 and 1990 Sabah elections will be contesting in this time
around as well according to its
President Datuk Haji Fadzil Noor.
said the party would contest the next election which it expect would be
held by the year end.
Sabah PAS had been directed to submit the report on the number of seats
it wished to contest.
"We contested in Sabah in the last election and with Allah's willing we
will contest again."He told reportes at the 44th PAS general assembly at
Taman Melewar here.
PAS had a strong following in Kota Kinabalu, Tawau and Sandakan, he said.Asked
what chances PAS had winning in Sabah, he replied:
tell you It is politics of difficulty in Sabah, but we will contest."
Party which rules Kelantan first adopted a rsolution to expand to Sabah
16 years ago but formally did so only in 1986.
understood that it enjoys the support of the bugis community in the
east cost besides that of several peninsula teachers posted to Sabah.
it contsted five seats without losing the deposits.In 1990, it decided
to concentrate only in the Tawau constituency, where it generated 400 votes.
muslim dominated constituencics in coming election were heitherto being
wooed by Umno, PBS dan Bersekutu.
the assembly which ended yesterday adopted five resolutions including one
urging the Government to intoduce legislation preventing Muslims from becoming
apostates and to check any attempt to turn them into apostates.
resolutions included one urging the Election Commision (EC) to abolish
postal ballots and another to ensure that PAS election candidates were
those who had never left the party.
Datuk Hj. Fadzil Noor is PAS
President and Bukit Raya Assemblyman