NIBONG TEBAL, April 22 (Bernama) -- Even though Penang Barisan Nasional (BN)
is facing a very challenging time, the commitment and spirit of its leadership
and members remains firm, said former Penang BN chairman Tan Sri Dr Koh Tsu
Koh, who is also Gerakan president and Minister in the Prime Minister''s
Department, said with the spirit, Penang BN was prepared for a new commitment
and strategy to struggle for the people of Penang.
"The BN Coordinating and Working Committee led by Datuk Dr Teng Hock Nan and
colleagues will work hard for the people of Penang.
"This is the spirit we want and I urge the people of Penang to be with BN,"
he said when speaking at a BN election machinery gathering with Prime
Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak here today.
More than 5,000 people attended the event to listen to the keynote address
of the Prime Minister, who is also BN chairman.
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At the ceremony, Najib also announced Gerakan secretary-general Teng
Chang Yeow''s appointment as the new Penang BN chairman succeeding Koh.
Koh said Penang BN
would continue to struggle until its last breath as was done by Penang MIC
chairman, the late Datuk P.K Subbaiyah, who passed away on Wednesday.
"Subbaiyah was always working for BN until his last breath, this is the
spirit we want and we are grateful for his undying efforts," he said.
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