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Rafizi calls for special congress to resolve PKR split over PAS
Published:  Aug 27, 2017 6:15 PM
Updated: 10:38 AM

A PKR special congress should be organised to decide on whether to continue talks with PAS on possible cooperation in the 14th General Election, said its vice president Rafizi Ramli.

He said this was because both the PKR leadership and grassroots are now split on whether such talks should continue or not.

“The split goes from the political bureau to the central leadership council and the grassroots.

"Therefore, it is time to end this stalemate using the best method in accordance with the party constitution, which is through democracy.

“I propose that a special national congress is called as soon as possible to decide on this matter through the votes of delegates from PKR divisions nationwide as provided by the party constitution,” he said in a statement today.

Rafizi, who is also Pandan MP, said the existence of the two camps may confuse the party’s grassroots since some PKR national leaders also hold official posts within the Pakatan Harapan coalition.

He also expressed concern that this would affect preparations for the upcoming general election.

He pointed out the disagreement had prolonged since mid-2015...

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