Sarawak ruling parties quit BN

Sarawak ruling parties quit BN

KUCHING, June 12 — The four component parties of Sarawak Barisan Nasional (BN) have pulled out of the coalition with immediate effect and formed Gabungan Parti Sarawak (GPS), Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Openg announced today.

He said the decision was unanimously made by Parti Pesaka Bumiputra Bersatu (PBB), Parti Rakyat Sarawak (PRS), Sarawak United People’s Party (SUPP) and Progressive Democratic Party (PDP) at the state BN supreme council meeting today.

“The decision to leave was made after much deliberation, reflection and due consideration, taking into account the country’s political development post 14th general election,” Abang Johari, who is also PBB president, told reporters after the chairing the council meeting.

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