KUCHING, Aug 2: The Parti Rakyat Sarawak (PRS) Central Women’s Wing has held its ‘berandau’ sessions together with its women members from Belaga, Murum and Kakus divisions to update them on the current political situation, among others.
According to its secretary and Education Bureau chief Cr Misiah Abdullah, the ongoing programme was led by PRS Women chief Datuk Seri Doris Sophia Brodie under the “Jelajah Kawasan Sentuhan Kejayaan” project.
She said the ‘berandau’ sessions were organised by PRS Women Education Bureau and were supposedly held last April but was put on hold because of Covid19 Movement Control Order.
“We were in Asap on Saturday having ‘berandau’ session with our women members from Belaga and Murum and in Kakus this morning (Sunday),” she said in a press statement today.
She said among the topics discussed at the sessions were the current political situation in the country, Sarawak’s rights in the context of Malaysia Agreement 1963 (MA63) and the role of women in politics.
The sessions also focused on consolidating support among women for Gabungan Parti Sarawak (GPS) in gearing up for the coming state election, she said.
Misiah noted that in the following weeks they will also be covering other PRS state constituencies.
Both sessions, she said, were organised adhering fully to the standard operating procedure (SOP) during the Covid-19 pandemic, with approximately 500 participants present at the sessions
“Our sessions were moderated by Cr Fitz Patrick and our panel of speakers were Datuk Seri Doris Brodie, Senator Rita Insol, Cr Donna Petrus and myself.
“The closing ceremony in Kakus was graced by PRS vice president Datuk John Sikie, who is also the Minister for Native Law and Custom, while Murum assemblyman Chuk Pai officiated the programme in Belaga and Asap,” she said.–DayakDaily.