He might be an able corporate man but he’s politically naïve. In turn, he would campaign for DAP and Teresa in the Kinrara state seat, a BN stronghold. Ever the practical man, Khalid argued that the GCE would in the end pay for itself, not through the traffic volume but the revaluation of Guthrie’s plantation land. One Selangor parliamentarian described him as “a no-nonsense go-getter corporate man, never willing to compromise on doing what is right”. While wanting to manage the state his way, the practical man in the end got caught up in the impractical side of politics, which led to his being sacked from the party in 2014.
Source: The Edge Markets August 08, 2022 06:32 UTC