GPS candidate Doris eager to ensure women’s voices are heard loud and clear in Sri Aman

Doris (centre) presents a gift to Nurul (right), with Shamsuddin on the left at Kampung Ulu, Sri Aman.

SRI AMAN, Nov 8: Gabungan Parti Sarawak (GPS) candidate for P202 Sri Aman, Dato Sri Doris Sophia Brodie is making it a priority to reach out to the women in the constituency to better understand their needs and concerns.

Half of the 50,164 electoral voters at in Sri Aman are women, according to the latest statistics.

Doris, who emphasised that women should be heard as much as men in wanting progress and development, was delighted to meet members of the Pakit Camp 13th Malay Royal Regiment’s Armed Forces Family Welfare Association (Bakat) yesterday (Nov 7), who consist of wives of army officers.

“I will be close to your association (Bakat) all the time if I am given the mandate on Nov 19 in this 15th General Election (GE15),” she said at the event held at Burger Tunok, Kampung Hulu Sri Aman.

“As a woman and mother, I understand the sacrifice you make to your family when your husbands are on duty to safeguard the sovereignty of the nation,” she added.

She added that those who sacrifice themselves for the nation’s security, especially that of our armed forces, must be acknowledged and remembered.

Among those present were Officer-in-Charge of the 13th Royal Malay Regiment at Pakit Camp Sri Aman, Lieutenant Colonel Shamsuddin Adnan, and his wife, the regiment Bakat chairwomen for the regiment camp, Nurul Sahadah Md Zaki. — DayakDaily