Barisan Nasional candidate for the 15th General Election for Kepala Batas Parliamentary, Datuk Seri Reezal Merican Naina Merican and Lee Zii Jia took the opportunity to encourage each other as they will compete in two different arenas.
Through a video call, Reezal Merican spent about ten minutes chatting with Zii Jia who is competing at the Australian Open in Sydney.
“I’m fighting for GE15 here (Kepala Batas), you’re competing for badminton there (Sydney). All of your fans at Kepala Batas will be behind you (Zii Jia), always wishing you success.
“We hope that you’re qualified for the semi-finals, I pray for your success. You will succeed” he said.
Meanwhile, Zii Jia also gave words of encouragement and wishes good luck to Reezal Merican who is contesting to defend his seat in GE15.
“I joined this video conference to support Datuk Seri because he helped me a lot when I was in BAM, even though now I have left BAM.
“I appreciated him, and I came to express my support for the Datuk Seri now for the sake of Malaysia,” said Zii Jia.
Meanwhile, Zii Jia will be competing against Lu Guang Zu from China tomorrow.
The world number two player is on a mission to collect points to book the World Tour Finals slot at the Nimibutr Arena, Bangkok on the 7th of December.