KUCHING, June 20: Miri MP Dr Michael Teo Yu Keng, has been appointed as the national vice president for Parti Keadilan Rakyat (Keadilan), while Keadilan Sarawak Baram branch chairman Roland Engan, was elected as one of the party’s central leadership council (MPP) members.
According to Keadilan Sarawak information and communication chief Abun Sui Anyit, the appointment of the two Sarawakians was made by the party president Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim, during the party’s MPP meeting held at the Keadilan headquarters in Selangor, yesterday.
“Keadilan Sarawak would like to thank the MPP and the party president Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim for the trust given to the representative of the state.
“This appointment shows that the president and the party are concerned about the importance of Sarawak and its members, and it is also a recognition that Sarawak should be emphasised in Keadilan’s purpose and struggle,” he said in a statement today.
Abun stated that Dr Teo, who is the Keadilan Miri branch chairman, is one of the earliest and leading members of Keadilan in Sarawak since the beginning of Parti Keadilan Nasional (PKN) in 1999, while Roland Engan is the vice chairman for Keadilan Sarawak.
“This appointment will strengthen the party in Sarawak, and Malaysia as a whole, especially in the preparation for the coming 12th State General Election (PRN12) which will be anytime soon from now,” he added.—DayakDaily