|ANIFAH NOT LOBBYING FOR CANDIDACY|
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|Monday, 06 August 2012 07:42|
MEMBAKUT: Foreign Minister Datuk Seri Anifah Aman has pledged not to lobby to be a candidate for the Kimanis parliamentary seat in the coming General Election. He said he was leaving it to the top party leadership to decide on the candidate. "I will accept whatever decision made by the party on its choice of candidate.
"Whoever is selected to be the Barisan Nasional (BN) candidate for Kimanis parliamentary seat, we will give strong support and work hard to ensure BN wins with victory," said Anifah, who is Kimanis MP, during a breaking of fast with local communities at the compound of the district mosque.
He also presented contributions from the Prime Minister Datuk Seri Mohd Najib Tun Razak in the form of robes, dates and zam-zam water to 25 Imams and mosque committees in the Kimanis area.
Also present were Membakut Assemblyman Datuk Mohd Arifin Mohd Arif, Kimanis Umno Puteri Chief Saudah Norzaman, Kimanis Umno Youth chief Mohamad bin Alamin, Kimanis Umno Wanita chief Masnah Gani and community leaders as well as KadazanDusunMurut (KDM) community here.
Anifah who is also Kimanis Umno Division chief said the people need to be wise before taking action that could jeopardise the future of their children and future generations.
"Do right assessment before making a wise decision É and don't be easily swayed by any propaganda brought by irresponsible quarters because whatever decision that you make will have an impact on the future generations," he said.
Anifah said the BN leadership has been and always given priority to the people's well being. "Various transformations have been carried out by the Prime Minister Datuk Seri Mohd Najib Tun Razak who will make sure the people continue to enjoy peace, prosperity and live in harmony," he said.
Meanwhile, Arifin said sincerity in political struggle is imperative in bringing about change that will lead to success and better development.
He said Najib has been bringing many changes and transformation, which showed his sincerity in serving the people irrespective of their religion, race and culture.
Arifin also commended the attendance of non-Muslim locals who joined the breaking of fast with the leaders.
"The presence of non-Muslim locals like the KDM community shows that we uphold the 1Malaysia concept and they respect our faith and religion," he said.
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