Opposition parties form ‘Pakatan Harapan’, opens door to PAS

Dr Wan Azizah

(Malay Mail Online) – PKR, DAP and Parti Amanah Negara today announced the formation of a new coalition to replace Pakatan Rakyat and extended an invitation for PAS to join.

Opposition Leader Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail (pic) told a news conference here that the alliance will be named “Pakatan Harapan”, and that it will push for Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim to be prime minister if it defeats Barisan Nasional.

“This is for the people. Parties who attend the roundtable session agreed to form an opposition coalition called Pakatan Harapan.

“We are also announcing that Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim will be our choice for prime minister if we win the next general election,” the PKR president said.