BN to consider upping quota for women senators if it wins big in GE14, says PM


Melati A. Jalil

Najib Razak says the government could start with appointing more women with leadership skills as senators. – The Malaysian Insight pic by Najjua Zulkefli, December 4, 2017.

THE Barisan Nasional government will consider increasing the quota for women representatives in the Dewan Negara if it gets a strong mandate in the 14th general election, said Najib Razak.

Speaking at the Women in Politics Kuala Lumpur 2017 conference, the prime minister said the BN government must get the required vote majority if such changes were to be made.


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