Rizal: Guan Eng's wife rejected position in PCCC due to criticism
The prime minister’s wife Rosmah Mansor’s aide Rizal Mansor believes that Penang Chief Minister Lim Guan Eng’s wife, Betty Chew, rejected a proposal to be appointed into the committee of the Penang Chinese Chamber of Commerce due to “criticism”.
Rizal said this in his response to Damansara Utama assemblyperson Yeo Bee Yin who said Rosmah should emulate Chew who had rejected the offer and should thus step down as Permata patron.
However, despite Chew having rejected the position, Rizal said it was “not wrong” to believe that Chew did so after criticism and wide coverage by the media.
“Want to deny Chew’s interests in PCCC? Just take a look at her pictures on the organisation’s website,” said Rizal.
Whether Chew had accepted or rejected the offer was not the main issue, he added...
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