Perikatan says scheduling another meeting with Ismail Sabri on DPM post, as Umno and Bersatu remain in stalemate
Perikatan Nasional (PN) said it will schedule another meeting with Prime Minister Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob to discuss the latter’s deal for it to have the deputy prime minister’s post, in addition to issues on national and state-level infrastructure.
(MMO) – The coalition’s treasurer Datuk Seri Ahmad Samsuri said that despite both parties having met on August 4, the casual meeting only revolved around pending issues between the state and federal governments.
“I think, even if it’s not mentioned, the prime minister knows about the demands from PN.
“Officially we will still work to get a representative from PN to form a delegation to meet the prime minister,” he was quoted as saying by Malay daily Utusan Malaysia.
Three days ago, national news agency Bernama reported Ismail Sabri saying he had met with PN on August 4.
This came after reports that Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia-led PN might pull its support for Ismail Sabri, after being upset that its scheduled meeting with the prime minister was abruptly cancelled the night before by the Prime Minister’s Office.