Malaysian Islamic Party (PAS) has fielded a non-Muslim candidate in Sabah for the 14th general election (GE14)
Satail said that the value of leadership in PAS is what attracted him to become a member of the party
According to party president Datuk Seri Abdul Hadi Awang, Satail is the first non-Muslim PAS candidate in Sabah
NST reported Abdul Hadi as saying that the party has fielded non-Muslims in the past elections.
"There are Chinese and non-Muslim Indian candidates in Pulau Pinang and Perak, as well as Negeri Sembilan who had contested under PAS ticket in the past elections," Abdul Hadi said.
Abdul Hadi added that PAS trusts Satail completely as the party fights for everyone's rights.
"We give him our full trust as we will fight for the rights for all, not just Muslims," he said.
Abdul Hadi also stated that this is the aspect which attracts non-Muslims in Sabah to join PAS.
Abdul Hadi hopes the party will win at least one of the 26 seats in Sabah
"We have our strategy to deliver the message that Islam is fair to everyone," Abdul Hadi added, before stressing that the party aims to have the voice of Sabahans heard at the Parliament and State Assembly.
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