Kedah Umno Mobilise Election Machinery
LANGKAWI, July 4 (Bernama) — The Kedah Umno Liaison Committee has started to mobilise its election machinery by directing all its divisions to set up election committees in its preparation to face the impending general election.
Its chairman Datuk Ahmad Bashah Md Hanipah said the setting up of 672 committes all over Kedah could be completed in the first or second week of this month.
“We have issued directives and allocations to all Umno divisions in Kedah to set up the committee,” he told a press conference after chairing a special meeting of the body here on Sunday night.
At the same time, he said the parliamentary and state assembly committees had also been set up.
“Operations room at state and division levels have also been set up,” he said.
Ahmad Bashah said the latest list of voters which were issued by the Election Commission had also been distributed to all divisions.
“Besides that, the central committee will visit Kedah in the middle of the month to look at the preparations of the state,” he said.
On Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak’s visit to Kedah on July 28, he said discussions on the matter had been made and the proposed itinerary for the visit will be sent to the Prime Minister’s Department for approval.