Wednesday, March 19, 2008


It is reported that UMNO Wanita Chief Datuk Seri Rafidah Aziz, described as the 'Iron Lady' has confirm that she will remain as the Chief of the UMNO Ladies Wing although she had retained her Kuala Kangsar parliamentary seat.

She had been reported as quoting that it would have be polite for Prime Minister Datuk Seri Abdullah Ahmad Badawi to have told her that he would not have retained her in the Cabinet, before the general elections and she would not have stood for the parliament seat.

Meanwhile, it is been widely reported that the UMNO Wanita Wing have for the first time been not represented in the government and in lieu of this Prime Minister Datuk Seri Abdullah Ahmad Badawi had appointed Datuk Seri Shahrizat Abdul Jalil, her (Rafidah's) deputy as his Special Adviser on women and family matters, giving her the same status as a Minister yesterday.