A workshop with members of the public was organised by Transparency International – Malaysia (TI-M) at Kuala Terengganu on 15 January 2011. The workshop which had the format of a public forum was part of the Crinis project funded by the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands.
The main objective of the forum was to meet the public and raise public awareness on the issue pertaining to political financing. More than 150 invitations were sent to various stakeholders including Members of Parliament, members of the Pahang, Kelantan and Terengganu State Legislative, local governments, academia, professional bodies, corporate, civil society and media. Flyers were also distributed at public areas to publicise the event with the general public.
The panelists for the forum were Datuk Wira Wan Ahmad Wan Omar, Deputy Chairman of Election Commission of Malaysia (EC), Col (R) Shaharudin Othman, Deputy Chairman of Malaysians for Free and Fair Elections (MAFREL) and Dr Wong Chin Huat, Steering Committee Member of BERSIH 2.0. Mr Alan Kirupakaran, Executive Director of TI-M moderated.
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East Coast Region Workshop (Kuala Terengganu)