Malaysian United Indigenous Party

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Malaysian United Indigenous Party

Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia
ڤرتي ڤريبومي برساتو مليسيا
土著团结党
பிபிபீஏம் (மலேசிய ஐக்கிய மக்கள் கட்சி)
AbbreviationBERSATU/PPBM/PRIBUMI
PresidentMuhyiddin Yassin
ChairmanMahathir Mohamad
Deputy PresidentMukhriz Mahathir
Vice-PresidentAb Rashid Ab Rahman
Abdul Rashid Asari
Secretary GeneralMarzuki Yahya
Youth's ChiefSyed Saddiq
Women's ChiefRina Harun
Founded8 September 2016[1] '[2]
Split fromUnited Malays National Organisation (UMNO)
HeadquartersPutrajaya, Malaysia
Youth wingPemuda ARMADA
Women's wingSrikandi BERSATU
IdeologyKetuanan Melayu
Social justice
Anti-corruption
Constitutionalism
Progressivism
Social welfare
ReligionSunni Islam
National affiliationPakatan Harapan (2017–present)
Colours     Red
SloganBersatu, Beramanah, Bermaruah
(United, Trustworthy, Dignified)
AnthemPerjuangan Kita
Dewan Negara:
8 / 70
Dewan Rakyat:
16 / 222
Dewan Undangan Negeri:
30 / 591
Election symbol
Pakatan Harapan Logo.svg
Party flag
Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia Flag.svg
Website
www.bersatu.org
Coat of arms of Malaysia.svg
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Malaysian United Indigenous Party or Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia (BERSATU, also known as PPBM and lesser known as PRIBUMI), is a nationalist political party in Malaysia formed on 8 September 2016.[1] The party is led by Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad as Chairman and Muhyiddin Yassin as President.[3] Mukhriz Mahathir, Chief Minister of Kedah, is the party Deputy-President. Other founding members of the party include United Malays National Organisation (UMNO) rebel group Gabungan Ketua Cawangan Malaysia, chairperson and former Teluk Kemang UMNO branch chief Kamarul Azman Habibur Rahman, former Langkawi UMNO delegate Anina Saadudin, and former Bendang Baru UMNO youth chief Akhramsyah Sanusi. It is a component party of the government coalition in Malaysia, the Pakatan Harapan (PH).

The party's full membership is open to all Bumiputeras. Non-Bumiputeras can also join the party as associate members although they are not eligible to vote and contest in party elections.[4] Meanwhile, qualified individuals can be appointed to certain key party posts.

Ideology[edit]

The main objectives of the party are:

  • Islam will remain the religion of the Federation and the right of non-Muslims to profess and practice their religion in peace and harmony will be respected.
  • Upholding the dignity and sovereignty of the institution of the Malay Rulers.
  • Maintain the special position of the Malays and natives of Sabah and Sarawak and the legitimate rights of all communities.
  • Empowering Bahasa Melayu as the national language and to preserve the rights of all people to learn their native language.
  • Uphold parliamentary democracy and the doctrine of separation of powers by strengthening democratic institutions through comprehensive institutional reform.
  • Strengthening the agenda against corruption and abuse of power to establish good governance practices, honesty and integrity;
  • Maintaining people's fundamental rights as enshrined in the Federal Constitution, upholding the values of universal justice in line with the Islamic religion, and uphold the supremacy of the constitution, rule of laws and principles of justice and equality.
  • Forming a Malaysian society that is inclusive, progressive, dynamic and scientific and appreciate art, culture and tradition as a reference to build a prosperous and developed country.
  • Fighting for social justice, distribution of national wealth, welfare of the people and eradicating poverty irrespective of race and religion.
  • Supporting the principle that every citizen has the right to succeed in obtaining a quality education and to perfect themselves through an education system that emphasises the development of talent, creativity and innovation, and that practices values and implements policies and initiatives that are consistent with bridging the gap between urban and rural areas.
  • Fostering unity and harmony among the people of various races and religions, maintaining political stability and national security, and spur sustainable economic development in the interest of the people and the country.
  • Applying the party's principles as National Principles and supporting the Federal Constitution and the State Constitutions.

Leadership structure[edit]

Elected representatives[edit]

Dewan Negara (Senate)[edit]

Senators[edit]

  • His Majesty's appointee:
    • Marzuki Yahya
    • Mohd. Radzi Md. Jidin
    • Razali Idris
    • Md. Nasir Hashim
    • Khairudin E.S. Abd. Samad
    • Isa Ab. Hamid
    • Aknan Ehtook

Dewan Rakyat (House of Representatives)[edit]

Members of Parliament of the 14th Malaysian Parliament[edit]

BERSATU has 16 members in the House of Representatives.

State No. Parliament Constituency Member Party
 Kedah P004 Langkawi Mahathir Mohamad BERSATU
P005 Jerlun Mukhriz Mahathir BERSATU
P006 Kubang Pasu Amiruddin Hamzah BERSATU
 Kelantan P030 Jeli Mustapa Mohamed BERSATU
 Perak P058 Bagan Serai Noor Azmi Ghazali BERSATU
P063 Tambun Ahmad Faizal Azumu BERSATU
 Selangor P093 Sungai Besar Muslimin Yahya BERSATU
 Kuala Lumpur P119 Titiwangsa Rina Mohd. Harun BERSATU
 Negeri Sembilan P129 Kuala Pilah Eddin Syazlee Shith BERSATU
 Malacca P134 Masjid Tanah Mas Ermieyati Samsudin BERSATU
P135 Alor Gajah Mohd. Redzuan Md. Yusof BERSATU
 Johor P143 Pagoh Muhyiddin Mohd. Yassin BERSATU
P146 Muar Syed Saddiq Syed Abdul Rahman BERSATU
P149 Sri Gading Shahruddin Md Salleh BERSATU
P151 Simpang Renggam Maszlee Malik BERSATU
P165 Tanjong Piai Mohamed Farid Md Rafik BERSATU
Total Kedah (3), Kelantan(1), Perak (2), Selangor (1), F.T. Kuala Lumpur (1), Negeri Sembilan (1), Malacca (1), Johor (5)

Dewan Undangan Negeri (State Legislative Assembly)[edit]

Malaysian State Assembly Representatives[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Mazwin Nik Anis (8 September 2016). "Zahid: RoS approves Muhyiddin's party, will be known as PPBM". The Star. Retrieved 11 May 2018.
  2. ^ Azura Abas; Irwan Shafrizan Ismail; Zanariah Abd Mutalib (5 April 2018). "(Update) RoS slaps provisional dissolution order on PPBM". New Straits Times. Retrieved 11 May 2018.
  3. ^ "Green light for registration of PPBM". The Star. 9 September 2016. Retrieved 11 May 2018.
  4. ^ Arfa Yunus (17 January 2018). "Syed Saddiq pledges to do away with PPBM's Bumiputera-centric position". New Straits Times. Retrieved 11 May 2018.

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