DPM says 31 MPs support PM and PN

By S. Harrish

DEPUTY Prime Minister Ismail Sabri Yaakob has claimed that 31 BN MPs are backing the Perikatan Nasional government and it will be tested when Parliament convenes in September.

However, it includes at least three MPs that Umno president Ahmad Zahid Hamidi said had withdrawn support for Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin and PN.

Those present with Ismail during the press conference today were:

  1. Mastura Yazid (Kuala Kangsar)
  2. Mahdzir Khalid (Padang Terap)
  3. Mohd Shahar Abdullah (Paya Besar)
  4. Halimah Saddique (Kota Tinggi)
  5. Jalaluddin Alias (Jelebu)
  6. Nazri Abdul Aziz (Padang Rengas)
  7. Mohd Salim Sharif (Jempol)
  8. Annuar Musa (Ketereh)
  9. Ismail Mohamed Said (Kuala Krau)
  10. Hassan Arifin (Rompin)
  11. Abdul Rahman Mohamad (Lipis)
  12. Tajuddin Abdul Rahman (Pasir Salak),
  13. Idris Jusoh (Besut)
  14. Shahidan Kassim (Arau)
  15. Ismail Abd Muttalib (Maran)
  16. Wee Ka Siong (MCA- Ayer Hitam)
  17. Saravanan (MIC-Tapah)

Ismail said others who were in support but could not be present are:

  1. Khairy Jamaluddin (Rembau)
  2. Reezal Merican Naina Merican (Kepala Batas)
  3. Dr Adham Baba (Tenggara)
  4. Arthur Joseph Kurup (PBRS-Pensiangan)
  5. Hishammuddin Hussein (Sembrong)
  6. Mohamad Alamin (Kimanis)
  7. Zahidi Zainul Abidin (Padang Besar)
  8. Tengku Adnan Tengku Mansor (Putrajaya)
  9. Ahmad Hamzah (Jasin)
  10. Wee Jeck Seng (MCA- Tanjung Piai)

He also named three MPs who were with Zahid:

  1. Mohd Nizar Zakaria (Parit)
  2. Noh Omar (Tanjong Karang)
  3. Azeez Abdul Rahim (Baling)

Ismail said Kinabatangan MP Bung Moktar Radin and Parit Sulong MP Noraini Ahmad could not be contacted.

 

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