Pakatan loses grip on Johor, new coalition including Bersatu reps to take over


A file picture of Hasni (right) chairing a meeting between 17 Umno, MIC and PAS asemblymen at Johor Umno headquarters on Feb 25, 2020.

JOHOR BARU: A new coalition government is expected to take over Johor, with a simple majority of 28 seats.

Sultan Ibrahim Ibni Almarhum Sultan Iskandar's private secretary Datuk Jaba Mohd Noah said the Johor ruler was satisfied with the new coalition during his personal meeting with state assemblymen.

"During the meeting, a total of 28 supported the new coalition while 26 supported Pakatan Harapan.

"Two assemblymen were absent," he said, adding that with that the Johor ruler felt that the new coalition had a simple majority to form the state government.

He added that the new state government would have to submit their proposals for mentri besar.

Sultan Ibrahim hoped that the new government would be able to function and continue with the state's development.

It is learnt that the new coalition comprises Umno, MIC, PAS and assemblymen from Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia.

Johor Umno chief Datuk Hasni Mohammad is expected to be the next mentri besar.

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