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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.[4] 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).

Malaysian United Indigenous Party

Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia
ڤرتي ڤريبومي برساتو مليسيا
土著团结党
பிபிபீஏம் (மலேசிய ஐக்கிய மக்கள் கட்சி)
AbbreviationBERSATU/PPBM
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)
HeadquartersPetaling Jaya, Malaysia
Youth wingPemuda ARMADA
Women's wingSrikandi BERSATU
IdeologyProgressivism
Constitutionalism
Nationalism
Islamic democracy
Anti-corruption
Political positionCentre[3]
ReligionSunni Islam
National affiliationPakatan Harapan (2017–present)
Colours     Red and white
SloganBersatu, Beramanah, Bermaruah
(United, Trustworthy, Dignified)
AnthemPerjuangan Kita
Dewan Negara:
10 / 70
Dewan Rakyat:
26 / 222
Dewan Undangan Negeri:
39 / 592
Party flag
Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia Flag.svg
Website
www.bersatu.org

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.[5] Meanwhile, qualified individuals can be appointed to certain key party posts.

IdeologyEdit

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 structureEdit

Elected representativesEdit

Dewan Negara (Senate)Edit

SenatorsEdit

Dewan Rakyat (House of Representatives)Edit

Members of Parliament of the 14th Malaysian ParliamentEdit

PPBM has 26 members in the House of Representatives.

State No. Parliament Constituency Member Party
  Kedah P004 Langkawi Mahathir Mohamad PPBM
P005 Jerlun Mukhriz Mahathir PPBM
P006 Kubang Pasu Amiruddin Hamzah PPBM
  Kelantan P027 Tanah Merah Ikmal Hisham Abdul Aziz PPBM
P030 Jeli Mustapa Mohamed PPBM
  Terengganu P038 Hulu Terengganu Rosol Wahid PPBM
  Penang P042 Tasek Gelugor Shabudin Yahaya PPBM
  Perak P056 Larut Hamzah Zainudin PPBM
P058 Bagan Serai Noor Azmi Ghazali PPBM
P063 Tambun Ahmad Faizal Azumu PPBM
  Selangor P092 Sabak Bernam Mohd Fasiah Mohd Fakeh PPBM
P093 Sungai Besar Muslimin Yahaya PPBM
  Kuala Lumpur P119 Titiwangsa Rina Mohd. Harun PPBM
  Negeri Sembilan P129 Kuala Pilah Eddin Syazlee Shith PPBM
  Malacca P134 Masjid Tanah Mas Ermieyati Samsudin PPBM
P135 Alor Gajah Mohd. Redzuan Md. Yusof PPBM
  Johor P143 Pagoh Muhyiddin Mohd. Yassin PPBM
P146 Muar Syed Saddiq Syed Abdul Rahman PPBM
P149 Sri Gading Shahruddin Md Salleh PPBM
P151 Simpang Renggam Maszlee Malik PPBM
P154 Mersing Abdul Latiff Ahmad PPBM
  Sabah P167 Kudat Abdul Rahim Bakri PPBM
P177 Beaufort Azizah Mohd Dun PPBM
P178 Sipitang Yamani Hafez Musa PPBM
P183 Beluran Ronald Kiandee PPBM
P184 Libaran Zakaria Edris PPBM
Total Kedah (3), Kelantan (2), Terengganu (1), Penang (1), Perak (2), Selangor (2), F.T. Kuala Lumpur (1), Negeri Sembilan (1), Malacca (2), Johor (5),Sabah (5)

Dewan Undangan Negeri (State Legislative Assembly)Edit

Malaysian State Assembly RepresentativesEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  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. ^ https://m.malaysiakini.com/news/482765<=
  4. ^ "Green light for registration of PPBM". The Star. 9 September 2016. Retrieved 11 May 2018.
  5. ^ 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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