Finally, Dr Tan Kee Kwong made his move September 6, 2008Posted by Parti KeADILan Rakyat Bahagian Batu in Aktiviti Ahli Parlimen, Badan Kehakiman, Datin Seri Dr Wan Azizah, Dato' Seri Anwar Ibrahim, Pakatan Rakyat, Parti Keadilan Rakyat, PKR Bahagian Batu, Rakyat.
He announced his intention to join Parti Keadilan Rakyat today, adding that he faxed his resignation letter from Gerakan to the party’s secretary-general Chia Kwang Chye yesterday morning.
In May this year, Tan accepted the appointment as co-chair of the Selangor Special Task Force on Land Issues from the PKR-led Selangor government.
At the press conference today, a jovial Tan said “there is no sadness in leaving Gerakan.”
“Instead, joining PKR gives me a bout of fresh air,” he told reporters in the presence of PKR president Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail, Selangor menteri besar Khalid Ibrahim and PKR information chief Tian Chua.