Hamzah Zainuddin: Perikatan letter saying no to monsoon polls not same as pulling support for PM Ismail Sabri

Despite being opposed to the dissolution of Parliament anytime soon to trigger snap elections this year, Perikatan Nasional (PN) secretary-general Datuk Seri Hamzah Zainuddin said the coalition has not withdrawn its support for Prime Minister Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob who is from Umno.

(MMO) – Hamzah, who is also Bersatu secretary-general, was asked if the much-talked about letter its MPs sent to the Yang di-Pertuan Agong two days ago to protest Umno’s push to hold a general election this year implied that PN MPs no longer had any confidence in Ismail Sabri’s ability to lead the federal government.

“That’s a different matter,” he told reporters after attending a Bersatu supreme council meeting at the Glenmarie Hotel and Golf Resort here late last night.

He said the letter to the palace was based on a consensus between the two main PN component parties, Bersatu and PAS.

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