Sunday, July 11, 2010

Unite and finalise councillor list, PKR urged

Source: (11/7/10)

PKR should pull itself together and ensure the list of Selangor councillors is completed and finalised, said DAP’s Segambut MP Lim Lip Eng. “This is the third year Pakatan Rakyat is running Selangor. There should not be any more delays. The list should have been finalised one or two months back,” he said yesterday.

Thursday’s swearing-in ceremony for local councillors for Petaling Jaya and Subang Jaya was called off at the last minute following instructions from the state government and purported technical glitches.

Lim claimed the list delay occurred because some leaders were lobbying for their people to be appointed as councillors. “We should look at the matter at a macro level. We are talking about Pakatan versus Barisan (Nasional) and not Pakatan versus Pakatan. They have to get over it and pull everyone together. We should fight for our cause and not fight among ourselves,” Lim tweeted yesterday. He said he was speaking up over the matter as it involved the Pakatan coalition, adding that the DAP had given its list to the media before the Selangor Mentri Besar announced it...

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