Tuesday July 3, 2012
By CHRISTINA TAN
LABIS: Labis MP Datuk Chua Tee Yong had urged thee MCA division party members to continue to work hard and help resolve people’s issues to ensure more development in the constituency.
“Although we managed to retain the Labis parliament seat and Bekok state seat in 2008, we cannot take it for granted that we will win again.
“We still have a lot of work to do to ensure more development such as infrastructure in this area and help people live better lives,” he said at the Labis MCA division annual general meeting here on Sunday.
Chua added that the MCA was not a party that only shows up once every five years.
“We only have one target that is to work hard and serve the people, hoping that we will receive people’s support,” he said.
Chua pointed out that the next general election could be the toughest ever for the MCA, however, all must stand firm against any attacks from the Oppositions.
He also said the party has launch various welfare programmes nationwide such as 1MCA Medical Foundation to improve its services.
“We also have many party members standing at the frontline to fight for better education and welfare for the people,” he said, adding that issues would not be resolved by just issuing statements, holding demonstration and complaining.
Chua said the division supports the party’s decision not to accept any Cabinet appointments if the party did not do well in the next general election.
“We will respect the people’s wish and it is not to threaten the Chinese community,” he said.
He added that they also supported the transformation programmes by the government, which brought an obvious improvement to the country’s economic.