KUANTAN – PAS has announced its candidates for the 14 parliamentary and 40 state seats it will be contesting in Pahang.
The announcement was made by Pahang PAS state commissioner Rosli Abdul Jabar at Chenderawasih here on Thursday night (April 19).
Also present was PAS deputy president Datuk Tuan Ibrahim Tuan Man.
PAS supporters club chairman N. Balasubramaniam, 60, will face-off with MCA president Datuk Seri Liow Tiong Lai and DAP candidate Wong Tack for the Bentong parliamentary seat.
The seat was won by Liow by a majority of 379 voted in the last election.
Retired army personnel Captain Ahiatudin Daud, 63, will contest the Pekan seat and is expected to go up against Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak.
The Prime Minister is the incumbent Pekan MP who won the seat with a majority of 35,613 votes in the last election.
Other parliamentary candidates are Wan Mahadir Wan Mahmud (Cameron Highlands), Sobirin Duli (Lipis), Dr Mohamed Nilam Abdul Manap (Raub), Yohanis Ahmad (Jerantut), Nasrudin Hassan (Indera Mahkota), Sulaiman Md Derus (Kuantan), Mohamad Azhar Mohd Noor (Paya Besar), Hasenan Haron (Maran), Kamal Ashaari (Kuala Krau), Md Jusoh Darus (Temerloh), Musaniff Ab. Rahman (Bera) and M Shahrul Nizam Abdul Haliff (Rompin).
For the state seats, the candidates are Datuk Kumar Silambaram (Tanah Rata), Abdul Karim Nor (Jelai), Roslan Harun (Padang Tengku), Saludin Endol (Cheka), Anuar Kassim (Benta), Tengku Abdul Rahman Tengku Ja’afar (Batu Talam), Bedu Rahim Ismail (Dong), Mohd Zakhwan Ahmad Badarddin (Tahan), Zuridan Md Daud (Damak), Ahmad Naawi Samah (Pulau Tawar), Andansura Rabu (Beserah), Mohd Yusof Hashin (Semambu), Azizah Mohd Ali (Teruntum), Rosli Abdul Jabar (Tanjung Lumpur), Prof Madya Dr Wan Maseri Wan Mohd (Inderapura), Mohamad Hazmi Dibok (Sungai Lembing), Mohd Nor Hisam Muhammad (Lepar), Mohd Tarmizi Yahaya (Panching), Zainuddin Noh (Pulau Manis), Abu Kassim Manaf (Peramu Jaya), Mohd Nazhar Othman (Bebar), Mohd Fadhil Noor Abdul Karim (Chini), Mohd, Sofian Abd Jalil (Luit), Fazil Azmi Nadzri (Kuala Sentul), Mujibur Rahman Ishak (Chenor), Abdullah Yusoh (Jenderak), Aireroshairi Roslan (Kerdau), Shahril Azman Abd Halim (Jengka), Abirerah Awang Chik (Mentakab), Hasan Omar (Lanchang), Hassanuddin Salim (Kuala Semantan), Mohd Zamri Nong (Bilut), Roslan Md Esa (Ketari), Mohd Khairuddin Abdullah (Sabai), Zaharim Osman (Pelangai), Mohd Shahrul Mohamed (Guai), Md Yusof Che Din (Kemayan), Nazri Ahmad (Bukit Ibam), Ramli Awang Ahmat (Muadzam Shah) and Mohd Yunus Ramli (Tioman). – The Star Online