PKR: Anwar isn't having an audience with the King on Saturday (July 31)


PETALING JAYA: Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim (pic) is not having an audience with the Yang di-Pertuan Agong on Saturday afternoon (July 31) at Istana Abdulaziz in Kuantan, Pahang.

A source in Anwar's office denied this, saying that the Opposition leader has a scheduled virtual meeting with his Parliament staff at 3pm on Saturday.

"There is no meeting today. Usually when Parliament sits, he will organise meetings with his Parliament staff," said the source briefly.

PKR communications director Fahmi Fadzil also denied that Anwar is having an audience with the Agong on Saturday afternoon.

"That report is untrue. I request for the cooperation of the media in acquiring genuine information from accurate sources before publishing articles in order to avoid any confusion or misunderstanding," said Fahmi in a statement on Saturday (July 31).

Earlier on Saturday, Astro Awani, quoting sources, reported that the King had granted the Port Dickson MP an audience at 2.30pm.

However, sources at Istana Negara denied that an audience was granted to Anwar on Saturday.

"No such audiences this afternoon," said the source briefly.

Several PKR sources contacted by The Star also said they weren't aware that Anwar was scheduled to have an audience with the King on Saturday.

Pictures of Istana Negara denying news reports of such audiences were also disseminated to members of the media.

Astro Awani later quoted a source from Istana Negara in a separate report, denying that an audience was granted to Anwar on Saturday afternoon.

Recently, the Istana Negara rebuked the Perikatan Nasional government for contravening the Constitution when it revoked the Emergency Ordinances without his Majesty's consent.

There were calls for Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin to resign as Prime Minister over the fiasco, but senior Perikatan leaders have come out in support, stressing that the present government still enjoys the support of more than 110 MPs.
Article type: metered
User Type: anonymous web
User Status:
Campaign ID: 46
Cxense type: free
User access status: 3
Join our Telegram channel to get our Evening Alerts and breaking news highlights
   

Next In Nation

Vaccination rate for university students at 73%, staff at 91%
Rescue op still ongoing for man reported missing in Kota Tinggi sand mine
WHO, UN must intervene on vaccine passport issue, says Khairy
Covid-19: Recoveries outpace daily new cases for eighth day in a row
Health Ministry working to improve check-out feature on MySejahtera
Penang CRSM hands over medical and sanitisation supplies to state hospitals
Health Ministry developing guidelines on Covid-19 booster shots, third doses
Covid-19: Three new clusters and 14 deaths in Sarawak on Friday (Sept 24)
Citizenship issue of children born overseas to M’sian mums will be brought to King’s attention, says Home Minister
Babysitter nabbed for attempted murder of infant

Stories You'll Enjoy


Vouchers