Malaysiakini Special Report

Time for Anwar to become PKR president, Shamsul says

Geraldine Tong  |  Published on  |  Modified on

INTERVIEW | Now that PKR de facto leader Anwar Ibrahim has received a royal pardon, he should assume the role of party president, says Shamsul Iskandar Md Akin.

"I hope this party election, Anwar will contest as the president of the party.

"There should be no more ketua umum (de facto leader). This post of ketua umum was the creation of our party congress for Anwar,” the PKR vice-president told Malaysiakini in an interview.

"Now I think we are back in business, so I hope Anwar can listen to our voice, the voice of the majority.

"Let's abolish the ketua umum position so he can come back to lead the party as the president," Shamsul said...

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