KUCHING, Feb 9 (Bernama) -- Parti Pesaka Bumiputera Bersatu (PBB) newly minted Women chief Datuk Seri Fatimah Abdullah said the movement will strive to ensure its members played an important role in the development of PBB and the state in line with their role as the pulse of the state Barisan Nasional (BN) party.
She said PBB Women would support the party's motion on women's rights to education and economic opportunities apart from the motion to support the state government's efforts to champion for Sarawak's rights as enshrined in the Malaysia Agreement 1963 (MA63).
"PBB Wanita will ensure that PBB remains relevant and seeks to increase party membership, which comprises 323,023 members in the main body, 153,962 members in Women and 36,060 members in PBB Youth," she told reporters at the 14th PBB triennial general assembly here today.
Fatimah, who is also Sarawak Welfare, Community Wellbeing, Women, Family and Childhood Development Minister, had won the post uncontested, succeeding her predecessor Tan Sri Empiang Jabu.
She describes her position as a huge responsibility and trust and would strive to execute her duties with full commitment.....