No decision on Marzuki yet, says PM


  • Nation
  • Friday, 08 Feb 2019

GEORGE TOWN: Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad says no decision has been made yet about Datuk Marzuki Yahya regarding his degree from a questionable foreign university.

"There is no decision yet on the issue," said the Prime Minister after attending the Perhimpunan Perdana Perpaduan 2019 at Dewan Sri Pinang here on Friday (Feb 8).

Marzuki, who is Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia secretary-general and Deputy Foreign Minister, had said his degree was from the Cambridge International University in the United States, after previously saying he had a degree from the University of Cambridge.

There have been calls for him to step down over his "dubious" degree from Opposition political parties.

Meanwhile, Penang Pribumi said they stood by Marzuki, who is state chairman, and would leave it to the authorities to investigate the matter.

"Marzuki has been in the forefront in building the state Pribumi party, which has about 11,000 members today," said Penang Pribumi secretary Azahari Aris at a press conference here.

He said the leaders who were at the press conference represented 13 divisions in the state.

Marzuki had earlier said that he will leave it to Dr Mahathir to decide his fate.

“I will leave it to the Prime Minister to decide on my positions as deputy foreign minister, Bersatu secretary-general and other party roles,” he said in his statement since the scandal broke.

Article type: metered
User Type: anonymous web
User Status:
Campaign ID: 1
Cxense type: free
User access status: 3
   

Next In Nation

Speak up over Ain Husniza issue or resign, Maszlee tells Radzi
Only non-contact sports like jogging, cycling allowed in Penang during MCO, says state govt
Thank you for your selfless love, Dr Wee wishes all mothers a Happy Mothers’ Day
Sungai Buloh overhead bridge restaurant temporarily closed for sanitation work, says PLUS
ICU occupancy in Johor's three MCO-enforced districts at 70%
Believe in your children, says Ain Husniza's mother
Businesses enjoy brisk Raya sales during MCO in JB, smaller crowds do last-minute shopping
Three HIDE-listed Sabah malls allowed to open on May 10 under strict SOP
Ismail Sabri: Failure to record personal details tops SOP violations
Pandalela stands up for Ain Husniza, warns teen to be alert against 'saboteurs'

Stories You'll Enjoy


Vouchers