KOTA KINABALU: Sulaman assemblyman Datuk Seri Panglima Hajiji Noor, welcomed the decision and stand made by Parti Warisan Sabah (Warisan) to accept Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia’s (Bersatu) entry into Sabah.
While thanking Warisan President Datuk Seri Mohd Shafie Apdal, he said it shows Shafie is a matured and experienced leader who aspired to see the people of Sabah united, regardless of their races.
He said the good relationship and strong collaboration between the State and Federal Government is very crucial for the interest, betterment and wellbeing of the people of Sabah.
“Strong ties between the State and Federal Governments will enable a more effective continuity of development,” he said to the media when contacted in Mecca.
Hajiji said this when asked to comment on the decision and stand by Warisan to accept Bersatu spreading its wings to Sabah.
Shafie, in a press conference held yesterday, said his party cannot stop Bersatu, or any other party for that matter and the laws also allow for new parties to be formed.
Shafie also said Warisan have worked with Pakatan Harapan before, and after the elections, they formed the federal government together, and Warisan will continue to work with them, for the best interests of the people and to deliver what had been promised to them.
Prime Minister who is also Bersatu Chairman, Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad, before this announced that Bersatu had decided to expand its wings to Sabah.
“I would like to thank Shafie for welcoming Bersatu’s entry into Sabah. This shows he is a leader with a big heart.
“Together with my other colleagues, we will continue to give our cooperation to the State Government, especially on good policies meant for the betterment and good future of the people and the State,” said Hajiji.