Tuesday, April 27, 2004

"My aim to hand over strong Umno"

Abdullah: My aim to hand over strong Umno


New Straits Times
04-27-2004
Abdullah: My aim to hand over strong Umno
Edition: Main/Lifestyle; 2*
Section: Nation

KUALA LUMPUR, Mon. - Acting Umno president Datuk Seri Abdullah Ahmad Badawi said tonight he hoped to hand over a strong Umno to his successor, just like what former president Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad had done.

The Prime Minister expressed this intention at an appreciation dinner hosted by the party for Dr Mahathir at the Putra World Trade Centre here. "God had fulfilled Dr Mahathir's wish to hand over a strong party to his successor.
"Umno today is a strong and respected party. This was proven in the last general election where Umno candidates won many seats.

"When the time ...