Prime Minister Datuk Seri Abdullah Ahmad Badawi arrives in Sandakan tonight (Aug 9) to begin a-three-day visit to the Land Below the Wind. After several official functions in Sandakan tomorrow (Aug 10), he will hops into a helicopter to Banggi Island before proceeding to Kota Kinabalu. A hectic programmes awaits Pak Lah while in the State's capital before back to Kuala Lumpur on Saturday (Aug 11).
This Pak Lah's visit is actually been awaited by the people of Sabah, particularly leaders of State Barisan Nasional component party members. One of the programme on the card for the PM is to open UPKO's convention, where the people expect him to give a hint when he wants to call for the general elections.