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Zambry Will Not Contest UMNO VP Post

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LUMUT – Perak UMNO Liaison Committee chairman Datuk Seri Dr Zambry Abdul Kadir has confirmed he will not contest the post of UMNO vice-president in the party elections on June 30. Zambry, who is also Perak Barisan Nasional (BN) chairman, said he wanted to make room for other candidates as well to focus on the…

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Perak Barisan Nasional Accepts Defeat

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IPOH – The Perak Barisan Nasional (BN) has accepted its defeat in the 14th General Election (GE14) as a transformation that supports the democratic system. Its chairman, Datuk Zambry Abd Kadir said he also appreciated the deeds and support given by the people, especially members of the party in the effort to maintain the BN…

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Perak BN Has Enough Seats To Form State Govt

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IPOH – Perak Barisan Nasional (BN) chairman Datuk Seri Dr Zambry Abd Kadir has claimed that the coalition has enough seats to form the next state government. In a statement here today, the former menteri besar of Perak also said he would meet the Sultan of Perak, Sultan Nazrin Shah to relay the matter and…

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Healtcare A Government Priority – Zambry

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IPOH — Healthcare is a priority of the Barisan Nasional government, said Perak Menteri Besar Datuk Seri Dr Zambry Abd Kadir. The Perak Barisan Nasional chairman said that although building facilities for healthcare was not an easy task, the federal government was fully committed to ensuring the people received the best services available. “Like the…

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More Youth, Puteri And Women Candidates In Perak

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IPOH — Perak Barisan Nasional (BN) is expected to field more women, youth and puteri candidates from all component parties in the 14th General Election (GE14). Perak BN chairman Datuk Seri Dr Zambry Abd Kadir said he already had the names of the candidates, but did not reveal them. “As Perak BN chairman and former…

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Perak BN Expected To Announce Manifesto On Wednesday

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IPOH – Perak Barisan Nasional (BN) is expected to announce its manifesto for the 14th General Election (GE14) on Wednesday, said Menteri Besar Datuk Seri Dr Zambry Abd Kadir. Zambry, who is also State BN chairman, said the manifesto would serve as a holistic plan for the people in Perak in facing challenges ahead. “I…

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Perak To Dissolve State Assembly Tomorrow

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IPOH – The Perak government is to dissolve the state legislative assembly tomorrow simultaneously with the dissolution of parliament to pave the way for the 14th General Election, said Menteri Besar Datuk Seri Dr Zambry Abd Kadir. He said he had sought to have an audience with the Sultan of Perak, Sultan Nazrin Shah, tomorrow…

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Perak BN Has Settled Distribution Of State Seats

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IPOH – Perak Barisan Nasional (BN) has settled distribution of state seats for the 14th general election, said Datuk Seri Dr Zambry Abd Kadir. The Menteri Besar of Perak said lobbying for seats by the component parties was over and they were now in the process of fine tuning the “nitty-gritty” in facing the election.…

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GE14 Dry Run In Perak Smooth – Zambry

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IPOH – The dry run in Perak from March 10 to 25 in preparation for the coming 14th General Election went smoothly, said Perak Barisan Nasional chairman Datuk Seri Dr Zambry Abd Kadir. Zambry, who is the Perak Menteri Besar, said the dry-run sessions, involving the 24 parliamentary and 59 state constituencies, were conducted at…

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Perak BN To Field Non-Politicians As GE14 Candidates

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IPOH – The Perak Barisan Nasional is to field non-politicians as candidates in the upcoming 14th general election, said its chairman, Datuk Seri Dr Zambry Abd Kadir. The Perak Menteri Besar said these candidates were selected to ensure that the BN would not only form the government but would also be able to govern well.…

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Perak Mulls Limiting Number Of Tourists To Royal Belum

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IPOH – The Perak government is mulling limiting the number of tourists to the Royal Belum State Park in Gerik at any one time to ensure that it is continually preserved, thus making it an exclusive tourist destination in the state, said Menteri Besar Datuk Seri Dr Zambry Abd Kadir. He said the uncontrolled arrival…

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Same BN Candidate May Contest Parliamentary, State Seats

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IPOH – The Perak Barisan Nasional does not rule out the possibility of the BN fielding the same candidate in both a parliamentary seat and a state seat in the 14th General Election. Its chairman, Datuk Seri Dr Zambry Abd Kadir, said the matter of the same candidate contesting both a parliamentary seat and a…

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Natural Gas Project Set To Attract More Investments Into Perak

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IPOH – The construction of a natural gas distribution system in Perak can help attract more investors and boost its industrial growth, said Mentri Besar Datuk Seri Dr Zambry Abd Kadir. He said Perak’s industrial sector lagged behind other states, resulting in dwindling interest among investors to carry out any form of industrial activity in…

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Action Will Be Taken For Abusing YBUDR Food Boxes

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IPOH – The state government will take firm action against those who abuse the distribution of the Yayasan Bina Upaya Darul Ridzuan (YBUDR) food aid. Menteri Besar Perak, Datuk Seri Dr Zambry Abd Kadir the action was shameful and would be regarded as deliberately tarnishing the image of the state government. “Let me know if…

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Iconic Ipoh Tree Replanted

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IPOH – The Ipoh Tree which was uprooted due to heavy rain and strong winds on April 28, was replanted by Menteri Besar Datuk Seri Dr Zambry Abd Kadir at Dataran Stesen Keretapi Tanah Melayu here today. The tree-planting ceremony was also witnessed by Perak Health, Public Transportation, Non-Islamic Affairs, National Integration committee chairman Datuk…

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Perak BN Did Not Pay Any Party To Give Rosy Picture

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LUMUT – Perak Barisan Nasional (BN) has not paid any party or independent think tanks to give a rosy picture about it ahead of the 14th General Election, said Menteri Besar Datuk Seri Dr Zambry Abd Kadir. Zambry, who is also also Perak BN chairman and state UMNO chief, said he was interested in comments…

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Heritage Dept Urged To Study WW2 Bunker At Ipoh Airport Grounds

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IPOH – The National Heritage Department has been urged to conduct a study on a World War II air shelter which was recently discovered at the grounds of Sultan Azlan Shah Airport (LTSAS), here, including when exactly it was built. Perak Menteri Besar Datuk Seri Dr Zambry Abd Kadir today said such a study was…

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Zambry Advises Against ‘Direct Translation’ To Avoid Lingual Mistakes

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IPOH – Perak Menteri Besar Datuk Seri Dr Zambry Abd Kadir has expressed criticism over a notice in English at the entrance of the Perak Tourism Information Centre here last week that was error-ridden. He said any notice or announcement should be reviewed and scrutinised to prevent any mistake. Text in English should not be…

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Guan Eng Wants To Create Conflict Between Religions

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LUMUT – Perak Menteri Besar Datuk Seri Dr Zambry Abd Kadir today slammed Penang Chief Minister Lim Guan Eng for attempting to create conflict between religions in this country. “He (Lim Guan Eng) loves to make provocation because he is angry with UMNO. The DAP also has ties with political parties in other countries but…

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Perak, Quangxi To Have Office In Either Capital

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NANNING (China) – Malaysia’s state of Perak and the Guangxi province in southern China have agreed to open offices in each other’s capital as a commitment to strengthen their cooperation forged in 2000. The agreement provides for Perak, through the Ipoh City Council (MBI), to open an office here while the Nanning authorities would open…

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Perak To Make Nation’s Aviation Industry More Vibrant – MB

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KUALA LUMPUR – Perak intends to make the nation’s aviation industry more vibrant by offering maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) services for commercial aircraft through the development of its new airport in southern Ipoh. Menteri Besar Datuk Seri Dr Zambry Abd Kadir said the new airport was capable of competing successfully with other airports and…

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Sukum To Promote Goodwill Among Public University Staff

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TANJUNG MALIM – The annual Malaysian University Staff Sports (Sukum) will help bring athletes and employees of public universities in the country closer says Perak Menteri Besar Datuk Seri Dr Zambry Abd Kadir. He said Sukum which had been organised since 1974 is also a platform to drive the sporting performance of participants and even unearth new talent. “The spirit of unity and brotherhood built during the meet…

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GE14: Perak BN’s List Of Candidates Submitted BN Chairman

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GERIK – Perak Barisan Nasional has submiitted its list of candidates for the 14th General Election to Barsian Nasional chairman  Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak. Perak BN chief  Datuk Seri Dr Zambry Abd Kadir said the list contained both old and new faces. “I have submitted the list to the Prime Minister after being asked to do so based on the criteria used for the…

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Belittling Perak Govt Shows Azmin’s Arrogance And Rudeness

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IPOH – Selangor Menteri Besar Datuk Seri Mohamed Azmin Ali’s action of disparaging the Perak state government at a ceramah in Kuala Kangsar, near here, recently has been slammed by Datuk Seri Dr Zambry Abd Kadir  as being uncouth and disrespectful of another state leader. The Perak Menteri Besar said Azmin’s remarks as if he was the one responsible for developing Selangor into what it is today and making comparisons with…

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Perak Sets Up X-Rabies Task Force

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SUNGKAI – The Perak Government has set up the Perak X-Rabies Task Force to discuss measures to be taken to prevent the spread of the mad dog disease. Menteri Besar Datuk Seri Dr Zambry Abd Kadir said the task force, which has five members including Kuala Sepetang assemblyman Chua Yee Ling from DAP,  would be led by State…

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Turning Pulau Sembilan Into Marine Park Inappropriate

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IPOH – The federal government’s proposal to turn Pulau Sembilan in the waters of Bagan Datuk into a marine park is inappropriate, says Perak Menteri Besar Datuk Seri Dr Zambry Abd Kadir. He said the state was still sticking to its decision to gazette the group of nine small islands as a state park in order to preserve its fish resources. “The proposal to make Pulau Sembilan a marine park had been…

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Perak Govt Donates RM50,000 To HRPB Sports And Welfare Club

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IPOH – The Perak government has donated RM50,000 to the Raja Permaisuri Bainun Hospital (HRPB)’s Sports and Welfare Club to assist with its operations and activities. In announcing the donation, Menteri Besar Datuk Seri Dr Zambry Abd Kadir said based on the state government’s generous policy, the contribution was made to enhance the operations of…

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Manong Bridge Construction Tender Out This June

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KUALA KANGSAR – The tender for the construction of the Manong Bridge at a cost of RM43.5 million would be out this June, said Perak Menteri Besar Datuk Seri Dr Zambry Abd Kadir. He said the Public Works Department would go through the tender documents to evaluate the bids. “We hope this project can be…

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Duty Of All To Keep Public Toilets Clean

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IPOH – Keeping public toilets clean including at mosques and surau in the state should not solely rest with the local authorities, but is the responsibility of all parties, especially the local communities. Perak Menteri Besar, Datuk Seri Dr Zambry Abd Kadir said as these toilets were for public use, they should not damage or…

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Regional Tourism Packages Should Be Created – Perak MB

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MEDAN (North Sumatra) – Regional tourism packages should be created to enable tourism activities across other Asian countries, said visiting Perak Menteri Besar Datuk Seri Dr Zambry Abd Kadir, here. He said this could be done with the support of the Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand Growth Triangle (IMT-GT). He said partnerships in such packages could encourage…

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