Strengthen Local Democracy and Restore Local Government Election

Public Forum on
Strengthen Local Democracy and Restore Local Government Election

Suara Rakyat Malaysia (SUARAM) and Penang Chinese Town Hall Youth Section cordially invite all residents to attend our public forum on ‘Strengthen Local Democracy and Restore Local Government Election’ (in English) on
Date: 27th Feb 2010, (Saturday)
Time: 8.00pm,
Venue: 5th Floor, Auditorium A, Komtar, Penang.
Use the Komtar’s 3rd floor entrance to MPPP office and State Government office, and then take lift (yellow, green and blue lift) to level 5. People who drive can park your car at Ong Temple, Penang Road or inside Komtar.
The panelists are:
1. Y.B. Chow Kon Yeow, Penang State EXCO for Local Government and Traffic Management;
2. Mr. Mark Ooi Swee Heng (Replace Baljit Singh who can’t make it), Secretary of Political Caucus Bureau, Penang Gerakan and Coordinator for Constituency of Pulau Tikus;
3. Mr. Jeffrey Phang, Vice President of Friends of Kota Damansara (FOKD), a coalition of 17 residents’ association in Kota Damansara, Petaling Jaya. FOKD is coordinating the “Sustainable Development and Environment Taskforce” within Coalition for Good Governance (CGG);
4. Mdm. Maria Chin Abdullah, as a Chairperson of Coalition for Good Governance (CGG).
This forum offers a golden opportunity for the present government, opposition and civil society to come together to exchange opinions, and make positive suggestions on how to improve good, democratic governance in Penang. This will help make Penang a much, much better place for us all.
The participation of the Penang Chinese Town Hall Youth Section in this event is in support of the project entitled ’20 Year Plan of Action for Malaysia’ by the Federation of Chinese Association of Malaysia (Hua Zong).
Kindly to contact Mr. Ong Jing Cheng for further information at 012-7583779 or [email protected] yahoo.com