Umno leaders arriving for highly anticipated supreme council meeting

KUALA LUMPUR: Umno leaders began arriving for the highly anticipated supreme council meeting at Menara Onn on Friday night (Jan 27).

The meeting will be closely watched by political observers amidst mounting speculation that disciplinary action will be taken against former health minister Khairy Jamaluddin.

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Among those sighted arriving shortly before 8pm were Umno vice-president Datuk Seri Khaled Nordin, who waved to the media staking out at the Umno headquarters.

Also arriving were supreme council members Datuk Seri Abdul Johari Ghani and Datuk Seri Dr Shamsul Anuar Nasarah.

Also spotted was Datuk Dr Mohd Puad Zarkashi, Terengganu Umno state liaison chief Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Said and Melaka Umno chief Datuk Seri Ab Rauf Yusoh.

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Umno president Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi is believed to have arrived earlier but had taken the entrance located at the basement reserved car park.

While the agenda for the supreme council meeting today hasn’t been set, it is understood that there will be discussions on actions to be taken against Khairy for claiming that “imported delegates” were used at the recent party general assembly.

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The former party Youth leader said on Thursday (Jan 26) that he was ready to face any action, including being sacked.

He said having views that were different from the leadership and that seeking a democratic process does not mean disloyalty to the party.

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The recent Umno general assembly voted that there would be no contest for the party’s two top posts at the upcoming party polls.

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