Abang Jo meets GPS’ MPs in KL on MA63-related issues

Abang Johari (seated centre) together with GPS' parliamentarians in a group photo after a special meeting in KL.

KUCHING, Oct 19: Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg joined Gabungan Parti Sarawak (GPS) parliamentarians in Kuala Lumpur yesterday evening for a special meeting in conjunction with the current parliamentary session.

According to a press statement, GPS’ MPs were briefed on various issues pertaining to the Malaysia Agreement 1963 (MA63) during the meeting.

Necessary inputs were also highlighted to enable them to speak up in Parliament in defence of and to reinstate infringed Sarawak’s rights and privileges in accordance with the Federal Constitution and Inter-Governmental Committee (IGC) Reports and Recommendations.

Present to give the briefings were State Attorney-General Datuk Talat Mahmood Abdul Rashid and State Budget director Datu Junaidi Reduan.

Among the MPs present were Datuk Seri Wan Junaidi Tuanku Jaafar (Santubong), Datuk Seri Fadillah Yusof (Petra Jaya), Datuk Seri Rohani Abdul Karim (Batang Lupar), Datuk Seri Richard Riot (Serian), Datuk Alexander Nanta Linggi (Kapit), Datuk Hanifah Hajar Taib (Mukah) and Rubiah Wang (Kota Samarahan). — DayakDaily