PETALING JAYA: The series of political party leaders meeting the King continued on Friday (June 11) with Sabah’s PBS president Datuk Seri Dr Maximus Ongkili entering the Istana Negara at 2.35pm.
It was learnt that Ongkili was invited to have an audience with Yang Dipertuan Agong Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri’ayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billah Shah at 3pm.
Earlier, Umno president Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi and MIC president Tan Sri SA Vigneswaran met the King.
On Thursday (June 10), the King had met Parti Pejuang Tanah Air pro tem chairman Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad, MCA president Datuk Seri Dr Wee Ka Siong, PAS deputy president Datuk Seri Tuan Ibrahim Tuan Man, Parti Warisan Sabah president Datuk Seri Shafie Apdal.
These meetings were followed by audiences with PKR president Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim, DAP secretary-general Lim Guan Eng, Parti Amanah Negara president Mohamad Sabu.
Gabungan Parti Sarawak is expected to have a video audience with the King on Monday (June 14).
The King had scheduled audiences with several political leaders beginning Wednesday (June 9), to deliberate the current political landscape amidst the Emergency Proclamation that is due to expire on Aug 1 and the Covid-19 situation.
After meeting with political leaders, the King is expected to hold another special meeting involving the Malay Rulers on Wednesday (June 16), which is the second such meeting being held by the King.