Mahathir off to Istana as unity govt looks set to trump partisan blocs

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Malaysians may witness another historic moment if the veteran leader is sworn in.

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27.2.2020

Malaysians may witness another historic moment if the veteran leader is sworn in. FMTNews MahathirMohamad IstanaNegara UnityGovernment PM8

Malaysians may witness another historic moment if the veteran leader is sworn in.

By - February 27, 2020 9:45 AM Dr Mahathir Mohamad looks set to make history even after the collapse of the coalition he led. KUALA LUMPUR: Dr Mahathir Mohamad is heading to Istana Negara, a day after his rare speech on national television in which he apologised for his resignation earlier this week that led to the collapse of the Pakatan Harapan government. A well informed source said the 94-year-old, two-time prime minister and now the interim leader in the middle of an unprecedented power vacuum, has the majority needed, this time made of “friends old and new, and foes old and new”. “That he has the numbers is a foregone conclusion,” the source told FMT under condition of strict anonymity. “The only problem he faces now is in getting into safer grounds, and that can only happen if a handful of MPs including from his former Cabinet decide to ditch their party loyalties,” the source added. Mahathir’s trip to the palace today could be another historic event in Malaysian politics in the event he is sworn-in to head a new government. Just two years ago, he returned to power 15 years after he stepped down from two decades of rule, which saw one of Malaysia’s most colourful political and economic transformations since independence. Yesterday, Mahathir pleaded to the public to give him a chance to gather MPs from all sides and form a non-partisan government. “Right or wrong, I feel that politics and partisan politics need to be put aside for now. If allowed, I would try to establish a government that does not side with any party. Only the interest of the nation will be given priority. “If permitted, this is what I will attempt,” he said reading out from an 18-point prepared statement. A source said Mahathir’s proposal is seen as “too revolutionary” for Malaysia’s fractious political scene. “But it is also a compromise between a government with a non-Malay majority as represented by Pakatan Harapan, and a government that is almost all made up of Malays,” it said. MORE TO COME Subscribe to our newsletter and get news delivered to your mailbox. Read more: Free Malaysia Today

Tun okay to let Muhyiddin to work with Umno? Sickening! You blackmailing others to succumb to you. You risk the country's future to create another Najib! Kelab_Chedet PM8. His is recorded to our shame. Lesson never learned. And he said we forget so fast. Who he was. Who he is. The Boss. unity government where ppbm control most of the seats? in last government. ppbm won 12 seats and all 12 mp were made minister/deputies. 6 ppbm minister and 6 deputy minister.

He doesn't have enough support This so call unity government, seems like a one party system. So where the hell is the check & balance? Now he is in total control..no single party can say anything President Tun M🤔 Had 22 years, 24 actually. only now unity government. This guy works only for his best interest.

Hidup Tun Interim PM chedetofficial please advise Istana to RETURN BACK POWER TO US, THE RAKYAT! It will be the worst thing that has ever happened to Malaysia.

Selangor MB arrives at Istana Bukit Kayangan for audience with SultanSHAH ALAM: Selangor Mentri Besar Amirudin Shari has arrived at Istana Bukit Kayangan here for an audience with state ruler Sultan Sharafuddin Idris Shah.

Dia mahu jugak... Sah crocodile tears. Maklumla.... Orang orangnya senang diambil hati. Pandai dia... Merajuk sikit, dah dapat. Walaupun rakyat Malaysia tak setuju Lol nothing historic about a dictator. Bullshit..... We did not vote for any unity gomen Hidup Tun 💪 Hopefully not

Ketua Hakim Negara tiba di Istana NegaraKualaLumpur Ketua Hakim Negara, Tan Sri Tengku Maimun Tuan Mat dilihat tiba di Istana Negara, Kuala Lumpur, pagi ini Mane kereta? Dia jalan kaki ke? untuk tukar ag yang baru?😊 Nk saksikan sokongan kod PM baru kot?

Political crisis: Day 3 - Istana NegaraNSTnation: All eyes are now on IstanaNegara as members of Parliament are expected to have an audience with the Yang di-Pertuan Agong Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri’ayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billah Shah. MahathirMohamad YDPA is very busy today.Wonder if the SPPA is also busy cooking in the kitchen to welcome the overwhelming visitors... Menarik

SRC trial: Hearing adjourned after subpoenaed witness’ no-show; Najib heads to Istana Negara | Malay MailKUALA LUMPUR, Feb 25 — Datuk Seri Najib Razak’s RM42 million SRC International Sdn Bhd corruption trial was adjourned early today after the defence failed to complete the finalisation of a witness statement for a company director they had subpoenaed today. Najib’s lawyer Farhan Reed informed... Case unsolved yet but still got face to join in palace. There won't be anymore trials for sure. And so it begins... Bloody UMNO snakes!

LIVE: CJ and AG arrive at Istana NegaraLangkahSheraton Day 3 thread Morning summary - Dr M and Wan Azizah at PMO - Malacca gov't collapses - S'gor reps head to palace - Najib trial postponed - Stimulus plan in jeopardy - Muhyiddin, Mukhriz & Rina at Dr M's residence Read: Continue this good work and thank you. Stimulus plan in jeorpardy tu ape? 10.50am - Chief Justice Tengku Maimun Tuan Mat and Attorney-General Tommy Thomas spotted entering Istana Negara. Also spotted is Gua Musang MP Tengku Razaleigh Hamzah. Read:

Ketua hakim, peguam negara tiba di Istana Negara | The Malaysian InsightAgong perlu menentukan blok parti yang mana mempunyai majoriti wakil rakyat untuk menubuhkan kerajaan baharu.



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