KUCHING: Sarawak United People’s Party (SUPP) Youth urged the Chief Minister Tan Sri Adenan Satem to re-consider tabling the motion to Dewan Undangan Negeri Sarawak to demand for the return of Sarawak rights as stipulated in the Malaysia Agreement, the Malaysia Act and Inter-Government Committee Report.
In its resolution during SUPP Youth Central Annual delegate Conference 2016 here yesterday, it wanted Sarawak to be reinstated as one of the three founding States in the Federation of Malaysia by amending Article 1(2) and Article 160 of Federal Constitution in accordance with Clause 4(2) of Malaysia Agreement
SUPP Youth also requested Article 46 Federal Constitution to be amended in line with the ratio composition of the representatives from Sarawak in the House of Representative (Dewan Rakyat) in accordance with Clause 9 of Malaysia Agreement
Apart from that, the delegate conference also strongly oppose the tabling of “Hudud” Bill in the Federal Parliament and defend to maintain Malaysia as a secular country.
“To urge government provide more funding to youth who are involved in Agriculture sector especially in Agro modernization and Agro / Eco tourism. We propose to establish Sarawak Youth Farmer Cooperative,” it added.
Another resolution adopted was to defend all Parliamentary seats originally belonged to SUPP must be contested by SUPP member.
“We defend that all community leaders must be recommended by BN component parties, recommendation by non BN party are not acceptable,” the resolution added.
The resolution also urged the government to reduce the price of natural gas and implement the gas pumping station in Sarawak due to huge production volume of natural gas in Sarawak and revenue contribution to the country.
Meanwhile, party secretary-general Datuk Sebastian Ting in his speech said, SUPP would emphasise on youth leadership as a preparation to take over the party in future.
“We want our youth wing and the woman wing to take active roles in helping the central party in organising events,” he said. – Sarawakvoice