Hadi slammed for harping on race instead of integrity in leadership

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Pakatan Harapan Youth leaders have blasted PAS president Abdul Hadi Awang for prioritising leadership by race instead of integrity.

They were commenting on PAS chief's open letter yesterday and a similar statement earlier last week that Muslims must be the ones leading the country.

Hadi's statement reeks of racialism, said Amanah deputy Youth chief Faiz Fadzil, DAP Youth bureau secretary Howard Lee, PKR Youth organising secretary Ahmad Syukri Razab and Bersatu Youth information chief Ulya Aqamah Husamudin in a joint statement today.

"Stability and prosperity of a country does not depend only on who rules the country, but instead, on how the country is ruled.

"What should be stressed is integrity, trust, good governance and freedom from corruption, and transparency," they said...

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