KUALA LUMPUR: MCA's Datuk Tee Siew Kiong is on leave from the party with immediate effect following his controversial appointment as a Johor executive councillor, said president Datuk Seri Dr Chua Soi Lek.
Tee who is the party's national organising secretary and Pulai Sebatang assemblyman, had been referred to the MCA disciplinary board for accepting the appointment, he added.
Dr Chua said Tee would not be attending any party function during his leave.
Speaking to reporters after chairing the MCA central committee meeting here on Tuesday, he said the action on Tee was in line with the party's decision not to accept any government posts when its performance in the 13th general election was worse than that in March 2008.
When asked if the party would be holding an extraordinary general meeting (EGM) to overturn the earlier resolutions passed in 2011 and 2012 not to accept any government post if its GE13 results was worse than last round, Dr Chua said anything was possible in politics.
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