BENTONG: Pahang Mentri Besar Datuk Seri Wan Rosdy Wan Ismail has denied talk that he would be appointed a minister following speculation of a Cabinet reshuffle.
The Umno vice-president said his focus now was on ensuring Barisan Nasional’s win in the Pelangai state by-election on Oct 7, reported Bernama.
“They are just rumours; don’t listen to them. Even the Prime Minister said there is no pressing need for it. My focus now is on winning the Pelangai by-election.
“People can write anything to attract readers but my focus is on Pelangai because I am a party person.
“I contested for the party and became the Mentri Besar also for the party,” he told reporters after the handing over of the Bentong district Bank Rakyat Foundation school aid here yesterday.
Wan Rosdy, who is the Jelai assemblyman and Pahang Umno liaison chief, was responding to reports that he would be appointed a minister in a Cabinet reshuffle that is said to take place soon.On Wednesday, Anwar neither confirmed nor denied talk of a reshuffle but said he would think about it.