GPS Women to hold dialogue at MBKS this Saturday

A poster to promote Saturday's public dialogue, organised by GPS Women.

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KUCHING, June 25: Gabungan Parti Sarawak (GPS) Women’s wing is organising a public dialogue this Saturday on the Malaysia Agreement 1963 (MA6) and the Federal Constitution and Relation.

The dialogue, a joint collaboration and initiative by the four component parties of Wanita GPS, will also discuss the Oil Mining Ordinance, 1958 (OMO58).

The public dialogue, which will start at 9am at the Kuching South City Council (MBKS) Auditorium, is open to the public and admission is free.

“The objective of this programme is to create awareness and improve constitutional literacy among the grassroots members as well as the public at large.

“It is also aimed at informing the public about our current issues with regards to the Federal Constitution and Relation, OMO58 and MA63, so as to rid any confusion among the public,” Sarawak United Peoples’ Party (SUPP) Women chief and organising chairwoman Kho Teck Wan said in a statement.

Kho (seated, second from right), Fatimah (to her right) and others giving their thumbs-up to the upcoming dialogue.

Sarawak de facto law minister Sharifah Hasidah Sayeed Aman Ghazali is scheduled to talk on OMO58, while Santubong MP Datuk Seri Dr Wan Junaidi Tuanku Jaafar will address the Federal-State relations. Lawyer Robert Lau Hui Yew will give his take on the MA63.

“All are renowned on their respective topics,” she added.

Kho said GPS Women chief Datuk Seri Fatimah Abdullah, who is also Minister of Welfare, Community Well-being, Women, Family and Childhood Development, is expected to officiate at the dialogue.

GPS Women are pleased to invite the public, especially the youths, to attend the public dialogue, she added.

Kho said there would be a Question & Answer session, where the speakers would engage with the crowd after presenting their topics. — DayakDaily