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Not to neglect women as candidates – Shahrizat Abdul Jalil

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ALOR GAJAH — Barisan Nasional (BN) component party leaders have been urged not to neglect women as candidates for the upcoming 13th general election.

Wanita BN chief Datuk Seri Shahrizat Abdul Jalil, who is also Wanita Umno chief, said this was important in ensuring a big victory for BN in the election.

“Women play an important role as the backbone not only in building a family institution, but also in building a nation,” she told reporters after
officiating the Alor Gajah Wanita Umno division delegates meeting here today.

Also present were Alor Gajah Umno division chief Datuk Wira Abd Ghafar Atan and the division’s Wanita, Datuk Norpipah Abdol.