PENAMPANG, Nov 19 (Bernama) -- Chairing his last Parti Bersatu Sabah (PBS) Congress, the party's president Tan Sri Joseph Pairin Kitingan has penned a touching message for his successor.
In a souvenir book distributed to delegates of the 32nd PBS Congress, Pairin wrote a touching yet inspiring message for his deputy of 23 years, Datuk Seri Dr Maximus Ongkili.
Pairin wrote: "To YB Datuk Dr Max Ongkili. All the best with your new responsibility. Continue the struggle, always be guided by God and wisdom. Salam Bersatu. Pairin Kitingan. President PBS. 19 Nov 2017."
The 77-year-old Sabah Deputy Chief Minister cum state Infrastructure Development Minister during his policy speech yesterday said that this year would be his last congress as the party president.
Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak who launched the three-day congress, which concluded today, thanked Pairin for his outstanding leadership and named him as the Kadazandusun Murut communities' leader.
Pairin has stated he would retire from politics and wished not to contest in the next election, saying that he wanted to focus on family and write a book.....