MELAKA: After a high-spirited joint-opening last night, the Parti Keadilan Rakyat’s (PKR) Wanita and Youth (AMK) Annual Congresses commenced this morning.
About 1,588 delegates are taking part in the events, which began at 9am here.
The Wanita congress, which is taking place at Dewan A, Melaka International Trade Centre (MITC), begins with the policy address of its chief, Haniza Mohamed Talha.
Themed ‘Wanita Leadership: Leadership For All’, the congress focuses on a more holistic Wanita leadership and women as national economic catalysts.
The AMK congress, with the theme ‘Two Decades of Reform: Filling The People’s Victory’, is being held at Dewan Klasik, MITC, and commences with a policy speech by its head, Akmal Nasrullah Mohd Nasir.
Upon the speeches’ completion, the two wings will proceed with debate sessions on motions by their respective delegates.
PKR Advisory Council chairman Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail, who is also Deputy Prime Minister, will simultaneously close both functions at 3pm.
On Saturday, Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim will deliver his policy speech as party president for the first time after winning the post uncontested in last year’s elections.
The 14th PKR National Congress ends on Sunday. – Bernama