Malaysia

Fuziah gets PKR nod to defend Kuantan seat

March 30, 2013

Fuziah (centre) walks together with Himpunan Hijau supporters ahead of the Bersih rally in Kuala Lumpur, April 28, 2012. — File picFuziah (centre) walks together with Himpunan Hijau supporters ahead of the Bersih rally in Kuala Lumpur, April 28, 2012. — File picKUANTAN, March 30 — Parti Keadilan Rakyat (PKR) vice-president Fuziah Salleh will be the party’s candidate for Kuantan parliamentary seat in the general election.

“We have decided that Fuziah will get to defend the Kuantan seat,” PKR de facto leader Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim told a rally in Kampung Sungai Isap 2, here today.

During the 2008 general election, Fuziah beat Barisan Nasional candidate Datuk Fu Ah Kiow with majority of 1,826 votes. Fuziah received 18,398 votes while Fu received 16,572 votes. — Bernama