Published: Wednesday February 20, 2013 MYT 2:21:00 PM
Updated: Wednesday February 20, 2013 MYT 5:16:26 PM
Barisan Nasional leaders sign election integrity pledge
By ZUHRIN AZAM AHMAD
PUTRAJAYA: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak and leaders of Barisan Nasional component parties on Wednesday signed pledges to uphold the integrity of the upcoming general election.
The signing of the pledges took place at the Perdana Putra building, witnessed by Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission deputy chief Datuk Mohd Shukri Abdull and Transparency International Malaysia president Datuk Paul Low.
By signing the pledge, Najib, who is Barisan chairman, has made a public declaration to uphold integrity and reinforcing his commitment to the nation's agenda in fighting corruption especially in the upcoming general election.
"Once the Barisan nominees for the GE are announced, I will ensure that all candidates sign the pledge," he said in a statement.