Umno leaders hold supreme council meeting (updated)

KUALA LUMPUR: The Umno supreme council has held a highly anticipated meeting to discuss the fate of Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin's administration.

The meeting was convened Monday (Oct 26) night, after a scheduled meeting in Janda Baik, Pahang, last week was cancelled.

News about the meeting had media coming in droves, which is unusual as previous meeting were hardly reported.

As of press time, there is still no news about the outcome of the meeting, as the supreme council members are huddled in the meeting room.

There is also no confirmation that there will be a statement at the end of the meeting.

Umno president Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi had been present at Menara Dato Onn at Putra World Trade Centre (PWTC) since afternoon, where he attended the Barisan Nasional lawmakers meeting.

Also present were deputy president Datuk Seri Mohamad Hasan and vice presidents Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob, Datuk Seri Mahdzir Khalid and Datuk Seri Khaled Nordin.

Others present were supreme council members Datuk Seri Azalina Othman Said, Datuk Seri Rahman Dahlan and Datuk Seri Ahmad Said, among others.

Earlier, Barisan lawmakers had a meeting and one of the agenda is said to be whether the Prime Minister should step down.

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