PH Parties Rally Behind Shafie

KOTA KINABALU: Pakatan Harapan parties – PKR,DAP and Amanah – are standing by Datuk Seri Mohd Shafie Apdal as he seeks a fresh term in office.

“We have agreed to cooperate and are confident of winning the state election under the leadership of caretaker chief minister Shafie,” said State PH chairperson, Datuk Christina Liew.

She said this after chairing a meeting with the leaders of its component parties to discuss preparations at the Sabah DAP headquarters on Wednesday night.

Also present were Sabah DAP chief Datuk Frankie Poon and Amanah Sabah chief Lahirul Latigu.

“We reiterate our undivided support for Shafie to form and helm the next government,” said Liew, who heads Sabah PKR.

The date for the state election, called by Shafie on July 30 to head off an opposition takeover attempt, is due to be announced by the Election Commission.