SHAH ALAM, May 28 – Parti Amanah Negara (AMANAH) will announced its candidates for Sungai Besar and Kuala Kangsar by-elections on Wednesday. AMANAH communications director Khalid Abdul Samad said Mat Sabu, AMANAH president Mohamad Sabu and Nizar (Datuk Seri Mohammad Nizar Jamaluddin) are among those listed as possible candidates.
He said the AMANAH candidates for Sungai Besar and Kuala Kangsar seats need not be neccessarily be limited to those born in the two constituencies. Polling for the by-elections will be held on June 18 while nomination will be set on June 5. The seats fell vacant following the death of Sungai Besar MP Datuk Noriah Kasnon and Kuala Kangsar MP Datuk Wan Mohammad Khair-il Anuar Wan Ahmad in a helicopter crash in Sebuyau, Sarawak, on May 5.