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January 17, 2013

Bukit Bendera BN preparing ops room

GEORGE TOWN -- The Barisan Nasional is making preparations to open its district polling operations room at the Bukit Bendera parliamentary constituency, for the 13th General Election.

The constituency's parliamentary coordinator Hng Chee Wey said he hoped all the 30 operations rooms in Bukit Bendera could be opened by Feb 1, the date set by Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak.   

 "We're preparing because the 13th General Election will be called at anytime. There are more than 300 centres in Penang. Next month, we'll be meeting with the component parties and polling centre leaders," he said.    

He was speaking to reporters after distributing the RM100 school assistance to 10 schools in the Pulau Tikus district, at Sekolah Menengah Jenis Kebangsaan Perempuan Cina, Jalan Gottlieb, here today.   

There are four state assembly seats in the Bukit Bendera parliamentary constituency, namely Tanjung Bungah, Air Putih, Kebun Bunga and Pulau Tikus.  -- BERNAMA