Selangor MB Khalid Ibrahim to contest for PKR's no.2 post
SHAH ALAM (THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - Selangor Mentri Besar Tan Sri Khalid Ibrahim announced on Friday that he will contest the post of deputy president in his Parti Keadilan Rakyat (PKR).
Mr Khalid's bid will pit him against Mr Azmin Ali who will be running for the position for a second term.
The PKR, along with Parti Islam SeMalaysia (PAS), the Democratic Action Party (DAP) make up Malaysia's opposition Pakatan Rakyat (PR) coalition.
Mr Khalid sprung the surprise announcement during a dinner at his official residence here on Friday night after having earlier informed reporters that he will not be making any major announcement.