Malaysiakini
NEWS

Kamala has the right qualities; ancestry, gender, faith shouldn't matter - Rafidah

Martin Vengadesan

Published
Modified 13 Aug 2020, 11:51 am
68

  • Updated to include comments by Teresa Kok and Ivy Josiah

Veteran political leader Rafidah Aziz has lauded Kamala Devi Harris' nomination as vice-presidential candidate for the US Democratic Party as a great step forward, saying that with the right leadership qualities, ancestry, gender and faith should not be a factor.

"It is the dream, I believe, of girls of the new millennium generation to reach for the highest possible level of achievement possible, in any endeavour.

"Who our ancestors were, what faith we follow or what gender we are are all immaterial for as long as we are citizens of the nation we belong to and have the requisite leadership qualities," she told Malaysiakini.

Rafidah who herself ...  

Share this story

Comments

By posting a comment, you agree to our Terms & Conditions as stipulated in full here

TERMS & CONDITIONS

Foul language, profanity, vulgarity, slanderous, personal attack, threatening, sexually-orientated comments or the use of any method of communication that may violate any law or create needless unpleasantness will not be tolerated. Antisocial behaviour such as "spamming" and "trolling" will be suspended. Violators run the risk of also being blocked permanently.

REPORT VIOLATORS

Please use the report feature that is available below each comment to flag offending comments for our moderators to take action. Do not take matters in your own hands to avoid unpleasant and unnecessary exchanges that may result in your own suspension or ban.