Pastika Ready for His Candidacy in 2013 Local Election
Bali Governor, Made Mangku Pastika finally ensured himself ready for his candidacy again in local elections in 2013.
“Thank you, after I had heard all the opinion, I feel more confident to go forward as a candidate for governor. The vehicle matter is considered afterward, if there is no Mercedes I’m rode in, I can use Esemka. Thank you once again, “he said in front of hundreds of Balinese community leaders gathered in Sekar Tunjung Center, Denpasar, on Sunday.
The release statement according to him, more about the support and people aspirations who are represented by hundreds of figures presented in the former respective secretariat. Among them was psychiatry, Prof LK Suryani and retired police officials who directly led by Brigadier General (Ret.) Pol Nyoman Gde Suweta.
During the meeting, the leaders are coordinated by Bali Mandara Volunteer Forum (Forbara) that stated publicly and requested Mangku Pastika to move forward again as governor candidate and led Bali for the next five years.
Pastika when is interviewed by reporters confirmed that Forbara who initiated the event and Kelompok Bali Mandiri group led by LK Suryani is a group of Balinese community leaders which last four years also came forward to support him running for Bali governor.
“Yes, they are who first asked me to run for Bali Governor, and now it turns out they still want me to step forward to the election. I become more confident, I’m being motivated to move forward for the candidacy again, together we lead all the way to the better Bali Mandara. May God gives me his blessing and I still be given adequate health, “he said.
When he is asked towards which party will be used to step forward the election again, Pastika played a wisecrack whilst said “if there is no Mercedes I can ride Esemka”. He recalled that he was not a partisan of political party. He is a professional and if the big party (which meant PDIP) is no longer carried him in the upcoming election, he was willing to be brought by any party.
“I say this because I know myself, that as I said before, I throw myself that I am a professional, I am a nationalist, a democratic. So, if indeed I no longer disposed to get together with a party, so maybe there are others that take me, so I ‘m grateful. Quite frankly, I’m not partisan, I am a nationalist, I’m a professional, “he said.
He added that if it is requested by anyone, and it was with good intentions, he would be willing. “If see the kind of great aspiration, although it is not yet represented all Balinese people, but all the figures has represent it, in my opinion, it is proper if I accept their aspirations. Again, as long as Sang Hyang Widhi (God) bless and I am given long life, yes I am ready for the election, “said Pastika.Filed under: Headlines