DAP to hold national congress on March 20, says Anthony Loke


PETALING JAYA: The Democratic Action Party (DAP) is ready to hold its national congress on March 20 on the IDCC Convention Centre in Shah Alam.

DAP national organising secretary Anthony Loke Siew Fook mentioned this was determined throughout a gathering by the central government committee (CEC) on Jan 13.

“The date set is in tandem with the advice of the ROS (Registrar of Societies) that our congress had to be held before March 31.

“All eligible representatives are also required to physically attend the congress to place their votes for the incoming central leadership whilst strictly adhering to the standard operating procedures set by the Health Ministry and National Security Council,” mentioned Loke in an announcement on Friday (Jan 21).

Loke added that the DAP headquarters would additionally make sure the convention space could be arrange in accordance to the rules ready by the authorities.

Previously, the ROS had allowed the postponement of the congress due to journey restrictions from Covid-19 and was informed to hold its conference at a date earlier than March 31.

The ROS had beforehand allowed the congress to be postponed due to Covid-19 journey restrictions, with the celebration informed to hold its conference earlier than March 31, 2022.

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