It’s just a ‘courtesy visit’, say sources on Zahid-Hadi meeting

26/9/2022 4:12:00 PM

It's just a 'courtesy visit', say sources on Zahid-Hadi meeting

It's just a 'courtesy visit', say sources on Zahid-Hadi meeting

PETALING JAYA: The secret meeting between PAS president Datuk Seri Abdul Hadi Awang and Umno president Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi last week ended up just 'a courtesy visit', say sources.

Dr M, Muhyiddin not fit to be next PM, says Zahid PETALING JAYA: The secret meeting between PAS president Datuk Seri Abdul Hadi Awang and Umno president Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi last week ended up just"a courtesy visit", say sources.Tan Sri Muhammad Shafee Abdullah rubbished allegations that the former premier was given the codename “merpati” (pigeon) as a prisoner and that he was given special treatment.Close Privacy Overview This website uses cookies to improve your experience while you navigate through the website.Source: Zahid Hamidi/FBPIX PETALING JAYA : Umno has denied issuing a statement nominating its president Datuk Seri Ahmad Zahid Hamidi as its prime ministerial candidate.

"Nothing really transpired and issues of Muafakat Nasional were not raised by either party.It ended as a courtesy meeting, as both have not met for quite some time."What is ‘merpati’ and how can you say a man is a bird."Ahmad Zahid and Abdul Hadi met by themselves, it was just the two of them.These cookies will be stored in your browser only with your consent.“There was no one else with them during the meeting, which lasted less than an hour,” said one source.Shafee pointed out that Najib is not even given a specific room for his meals during breaks in court proceedings.ALSO READ: Muhyiddin to seek clarification on Umno-PAS Muafakat Nasional status This comes after Perikatan Nasional chairman Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin is expected to meet Abdul Hadi on Monday (Sept 26) to find out what exactly transpired at the meeting.Umno had previously endorsed its vice president Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob as its prime ministerial candidate for GE15.

Muhyiddin had said that he will meet Abdul Hadi to see if Umno agrees to a revival of Muafakat Nasional.He dismissed the notion that Najib was given a first class ward at Hospital Kuala Lumpur or the Cheras Rehabilitation Hospital (HRC), saying it was only a standard room.Necessary Always Enabled Necessary cookies are absolutely essential for the website to function properly.An Umno member, who declined to be named, claimed that Ahmad Zahid said that Abdul Hadi was the one who asked to meet him, but did not state the agenda of his visit.A PAS leader meanwhile said Abdul Hadi had briefed the top party leaders what happened during the meeting."Maybe because of his ulcer, he gets food which is not spicy or oily and outside food is not allowed due to the need to monitor his diet in relation to his health condition.ALSO READ: PAS likens relationship with Perikatan, Muafakat to polygamous marriage "Nothing happened, not what was expected," said the leader.Non-necessary Non-necessary Any cookies that may not be particularly necessary for the website to function and is used specifically to collect user personal data via analytics, ads, other embedded contents are termed as non-necessary cookies.There had been talk that Abdul Hadi had met Ahmad Zahid recently to see if new life could be breathed into Muafakat, the dying loose cooperation between the two parties which formed GE14 to strengthen the unity of Malay and Muslim political parties.Najib was referred to HRC for further treatment and monitoring by HKL on Monday (Sept 19).

However, PAS joining the Perikatan coalition in 2020 - which was then composed of Bersatu, Sabah STAR, SAPP and Gerakan - had irked Umno which had always seen Bersatu as its main Malay rival party after the Islamist party.Article type: free.He is serving a 12-year sentence in Kajang Prison following the Federal Court's decision on Aug 23 to uphold his corruption conviction involving RM42mil of SRC International funds.

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