Sources: Meeting between PM, MBs, CMs tomorrow (Oct 26) cancelled


PUTRAJAYA: The meeting between the Prime Minister, Mentri Besars as well as Chief Ministers has been cancelled, say sources.

The Mentri Besars and Chief Ministers received the notification on the cancelled meeting about an hour ago.

Earlier in the evening, they were informed that a meeting with Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin will be held at the Prime Minister’s Office on Monday (Oct 26) at 9.30am.

The Mentri Besars of Johor, Negri Sembilan and also Selangor confirmed the cancellation.

Johor Mentri Besar Datuk Hasni Mohamad said no explanation was given as to why the meeting was cancelled.

However, a special Cabinet meeting also scheduled for tomorrow (Monday) will go on as planned.

It is learnt that the Prime Minister was to chair two back-to-back meetings, one with the state leaders and another with members of his Cabinet.

The Yang di-Pertuan Agong has decided that there is no need to declare a state of emergency in the country, and reminded all politicians to immediately put a stop to all forms of politicking that could disrupt stability.

On Sunday, the King had chaired a meeting to deliberate the government’s plan to declare an Emergency to deal with the rising number of Covid-19 cases.

The meeting was attended by Rulers from Selangor, Kedah, Negri Sembiln, Terengganu, Perlis, Perak and Johor.

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