PETALING JAYA: Pakatan Harapan (PH) and Pas will go head-to-head in the Seri Setia state by-election on Sept 8. PH is fielding former Petaling Jaya City Council member Halimey Abu Bakar, 46; while Pas’s candidate is former Selangor state executive council member, Dr Halimah Ali, 58.
Returning officer Datuk Mohd Azizi Mohd Zain (centre) announces the candidacy of Halimey Abu Bakar (Pakatan Harapan, left) and Dr Halimah Ali (2nd-left). Pic by MOHAMAD SHAHRIL BADRI SAALI
Returning officer Datuk Mohd Azizi Mohd Zain made the announcement at 10.37am today at the nomination centre at Dewan Sivik Majlis Bandaraya Petaling Jaya (MBPJ) here.
Pakatan Harapan candidate Halimey Abu Bakar (centre) accompanied by PKR president Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail (2nd-right) and supporters pose for a group photo. Pic by MOHAMAD SHAHRIL BADRI SAALI
Mohd Azizi said the PH candidate’s nomination paper was received at 9.10am, while Pas’s candidates’ was submitted at 9.15am. The nomination period, which began at 9am, ended at 10am. MORE TO COME © New Straits Times Press (M) Bhd