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PKR de facto leader Anwar Ibrahim is scheduled to hold a rally at the Shah Alam City Council (MBSA) auditorium tomorrow where he is expected to speak on the latest developments in the party.
According to one of his aides, Anwar (right) is expected to touch on the need to close ranks, on the eve of the final round of voting by party divisions.
“The party has undergone a lot of criticism. I believe he will address this and the need for the party to strengthen itself,” said the aide.
Last week, PKR vice-president Azmin Ali announced that Anwar will be delivering a “special address” at tomorrow’s event to explain the latest developments within the party.
The party has been in a state of disquiet and assaulted by public criticism over the tussle for the party deputy presidency, involving Azmin, Mustaffa Kamil Ayub and Zaid Ibrahim.
Even before accepting nominations, Zaid has been accusing party leaders of conspiring against him and being a victim of their smear campaign.
After two weekends of polling Zaid was just a tad behind Azmin but declared his withdrawal from the contest because of widespread “malpractise and electoral fraud”, without formally writing in on the decision.
He also placed the blame for the situation on Anwar and Azmin and urged them to step down.
Zaid to explain resignation from PKR
Anwar had mostly stayed away from the fray until today, when he insinuated that Zaid had failed to serve the party despite the amount of special privileges heaped on him as a new member.
Zaid’s (left) theatrics have attracted strong criticism against the PKR which has repeatedly denied malpractices in the elections while urging detractors to back their allegations with proof.
Meanwhile, Zaid is scheduled to hold a press conference tomorrow at 10.30am at his residence to explain his decision to quit PKR.
Over the next few weeks, he is expected to hold a series of private meetings with supporters across the country.