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Friday, 4 March 2016 | MYT 3:04 PM

Dr M, former rivals expected to sign declaration

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PAS info chief Mahfuz Omar, Amanah president Mohamad Sabu, Amanah deputy chairman Salahuddin Ayub, PKR vice-president Tian Chua, former Batu Kawan Umno chief Khairuddin Hassan and Bersih 4 chairman Maria Chin Abdullah and C4 founder Cynthia Gabriel were among those present.

PAS info chief Mahfuz Omar, Amanah president Mohamad Sabu, Amanah deputy chairman Salahuddin Ayub, PKR vice-president Tian Chua, former Batu Kawan Umno chief Khairuddin Hassan and Bersih 4 chairman Maria Chin Abdullah and C4 founder Cynthia Gabriel were among those present.

PETALING JAYA: Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad is expected to hold a press conference with opposition politicians and civil society leaders to kick-start a movement to oppose Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak.

The meeting, to be held at the Universiti Malaya Alumni Association clubhouse at 3.30pm Friday, will see the former prime minister and his once rivals in the opposition signing a declaration seeking the removal of Najib.

Seen arriving at the clubhouse earlier were former PAS info chief Datuk Mahfuz Omar, Amanah president Mohamad Sabu, Amanah deputy president Datuk Salahuddin Ayub, PKR vice-president Tian Chua, former Batu Kawan Umno chief Datuk Seri Khairuddin Hassan, Bersih 4 chairman Maria Chin Abdullah and C4 founder Cynthia Gabriel.

Also present were former PAS secretary-general Datuk Mustafa Ali as well as former Cabinet minister Datuk Zaid Ibrahim and Datuk Mohd Tamrin Ghafar, who is the son of former deputy prime minister Tun Abdul Ghafar Baba.

Dr Mahathir had recently proposed the setting up of a core group to oppose Najib, with the Opposition parties understood to be willing to cooperate with the former premier.

Tags / Keywords: Mahathir Mohamad , Opposition , declaration , Politics , Najib Tun Razak

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