BAGAN DATUK, July 12 (Bernama) -- UMNO and the Barisan Nasional component parties will discuss with PAS to field only one opposition candidate for the Sungai Kandis by-election in Selangor.
UMNO president Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi said the cooperation was the opposition's strategy to ensure a one-on-one stiff fight during the by-election.
"We have to discuss with the other opposition parties especially PAS to make sure that only one candidate will contest.
"We will consider the party's chances of winning and support for the candidate who will be fielded to contest for the Sg Kandis state seat," he said.
Ahmad Zahid was speaking at a press conference held after a thanksgiving ceremony for 93 pilgrims from the Bagan Datuk parliamentary constituency here today.....