KUALA LUMPUR, July 12 (Bernama) -- PAS will field at least 60 per cent new
faces as candidates in the coming 13th general election.
Party information chief Datuk Tuan Ibrahim Tuan Man said the new faces would
be 40 per cent from the Youth and 20 per cent from the Muslimat (women) wings.
"However, the final decision on the choice of candidates has not been made
"The list of candidates had been studied by the PAS (Syura) Consultative
Council and is now being scrutinised at the party level," he said when contacted
Tuan Ibrahim said PAS would only announce the list of party candidates after
parliament had been dissolved.
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Asked on the number of parliamentary seats targeted by PAS in the coming
general election, Tuan Ibrahim said the party targeted to contest at least 70
seats compared to 60 in the 2008 general election.
"This too has not been finalised as we are still discussing the matter with
our partners, DAP and Parti Keadilan Rakyat (PKR)," he said
PAS president Datuk Seri Abdul Hadi Awang had on July 1, reportedly said
that the party wished to contest 88 parliamentary seats in the coming elections.
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