SHAH ALAM, 7 June 2009: The PAS muktamar debated and passed three resolutions on the economy, on judicial integrity and on education.
The resolution on the economy called for the government to preserve the interests of Muslim bumiputera entrepreneurs. It declared PAS’s opposition to the liberalisation of 27 service subsectors and the abolishment of the Entrepreneur and Cooperative Development Ministry.
The motion on the economy called for an immediate stop to the teaching of science and mathematics in English.
Twelve other motions were adopted without debate, muktamar resolutions committee chairperson Datuk Mahfuz Omar announced at the start of debates on the resolutions today.
They called for:
> Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak to clear his name in the Altantuya Shaariibuu murder by suing all those who have accused him of being involved, and for the King to establish an independent commission to investigate the Mongolian’s death;
> the National Fatwa Council to probe Sisters in Islam and declare the organisation “haram” if it went against Islam;
> the development of a strategy to wrest at least 40 parliamentary seats from Barisan Nasional in rural and Felda areas in Pahang, Johor, Perak and Terengganu;
> Pakatan Rakyat (PR) parties to have a formula and quota in selecting candidates for general elections;
> the strengthening of the party’s ulama;
> the strengthening of the party’s Syura Council;
> enhancing cooperation with PR, including registering the alliance’s name as a legal entity;
> an improved membership recruitment process, including close scrutiny of the registration, function and scope of the PAS Supporters Club;
> permission to let Grade A civil servants be active in politics;
> solutions to the retrenchment of workers;
> abolishing medical payments for the poor who suffer from chronic illnesses; and
> solutions to the influx of illegal immigrants.