Hamzah: Perikatan agrees to set up presidential council to strengthen govt administration, party ties


KUALA LUMPUR: Perikatan Nasional has agreed to form a presidential council comprising party leaders under the coalition government, says its secretary-general Datuk Seri Hamzah Zainudin.

"The Perikatan Nasional supreme council held a meeting on Dec 1 and discussed preparation for the parties to face the coming general election.

"The council agreed to the proposal for a presidential council which will comprise all leaders of parties under the Perikatan Nasional government as a platform to discuss government policies and strengthen ties between the parties," he said in a statement Wednesday (Dec 2).

Apart from this, Hamzah said that Perikatan had decided to immediately implement its flagship programme nationwide to assist the rakyat.

The Perikatan meeting was chaired by Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia (Bersatu) president Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin and attended by PAS president Datuk Seri Abdul Hadi Awang, Parti Solidariti Tanah Airku (STAR) president Datuk Seri Dr Jeffrey Kitingan, Sabah Progressive Party (SAPP) president Datuk Seri Yong Teck Lee, Bersatu deputy president Datuk Seri Ahmad Faizal Azumu and other supreme council members.

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