When the dust settles after the next general election, especially if a Pakatan Harapan (PH) government were to be installed, history is likely to mark July 14, 2017 as the turning point that made the difference.
A press conference was held at 12.30am on July 14, 2017 at the PKR headquarters. PH unveiled its symbol, leadership line-up and initial policy platforms.
The historical moment could be experienced in many ways. It was the end of a four-hour long meeting; the joyous conclusion of months of agony of how to effectively consolidate Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia with the existing PH parties, namely PKR, DAP and Amanah; and the grand reconciliation of an acrimonious two-decade political battle between Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim and Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad, and the forces aligned with them.
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