Govt accepts Tiong's decision to decline deputy minister's post

PUTRAJAYA: Perikatan Nasional will accept the decision by Progressive Democratic Party president Datuk Seri Tiong King Sing to reject a deputy minister's post, says Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin.

"It is his choice. The King has consented to the appointment. But if he thinks it is not suitable for him, we will accept that. We will find a replacement," said the prime minister, at a press conference after chairing his first Cabinet meeting here Wednesday (March 11).

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