SHAH ALAM: PKR Youth members have been reminded to stay away from the culture of receiving ‘dedak’ (bribes) as the repercussions are severe.
Negri Sembilan PKR Youth delegate Mohd Khairuddin Nazaruddin said the youth movement should practice good values in rejecting the culture of bribery.
“It does not have to be a practice or culture in the party. Youths in PKR must be strong and reject the ‘yes, boss’ attitude,” he said when deliberating the Youth chief’s opening speech at PKR National Youth Congress here on Friday.
He said that at the same time, PKR must continue to be the pillar of Pakatan Harapan (PH) and needs to remain strong.
“In order to remain relevant in PH, we need to be strong at the grassroots level, otherwise we will not be able fight for our struggles,” said Mohd Khairuddin.
Meanwhile, Pahang delegate Mohd Mostaqim Abdul Jalil urged the Youth movement to continue reaffirming the rights and privileges of the Malays.
He said the rights and privileges of the Malay Rulers should not questioned as long as it did not violate the Federal Constitution.
“The same applies to the issue of Islam as the country’s official religion. The Malays and the Bumiputera are the original folk of the country, before the of the Chinese and Indians.
“Malays and Bumiputera have their own rights and privileges, without ignoring the rights of other races as well,” he said.