Dr Wee meets King for audience over political landscape during Emergency


MCA President Datuk Seri Wee Ka Siong arrived at gate 2 Istana Negara — ART CHEN/The Star

KUALA LUMPUR: A white sports utility vehicle carrying Datuk Seri Dr Wee Ka Siong was seen entering the gates of Istana Negara around noon on Thursday (June 10).

The MCA president was there for an audience with Yang di-Pertuan Agong Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri'ayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billah Shah on the current political landscape amidst the Emergency that is set to end on Aug 1.

However, he did not stop to address pressmen waiting at the palace gates when he left at around 12.50pm

Earlier, PAS deputy president Datuk Seri Tuan Ibrahim Tuan Man at around 10.20am in a black Toyota sports utility vehicle.

He was representing party president Datuk Seri Abdul Hadi Awang who could not make it due to illness.

Tuan Ibrahim also left after about an hour of his arrival without speaking to the press.

The King is also scheduled to meet Parti Warisan Sabah president Datuk Seri Shafie Apdal and Parti Pejuang Tanah Air pro-tem president Tun Dr Mahathir Mohammad later this afternoon.

Meanwhile, Umno president Datuk Seri Zahid Hamidi is expected to meet the King at 2.30pm on Friday (June 11).

The King is also set to chair a special meeting involving the Malay Rulers on June 16 to discuss efforts to combat Covid-19 during the Emergency period.

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