Unity govt discusses allocations for Opposition

PUTRAJAYA: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim chaired the unity government secretariat’s top leadership meeting at the Seri Perdana Complex here to discuss the distribution of allocations for Opposition representatives.

The meeting, attended by deputy prime ministers Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi and Datuk Seri Fadillah Yusof, started at 5.30pm on Wednesday (April 17).

Amanah president and Agriculture and Food Security Minister Datuk Seri Mohamad Sabu as well as other leaders of parties in the unity government were also present.

Earlier on Wednesday, Fahmi in a press conference confirmed that a meeting would take place this evening to discuss the distribution of allocations for the Opposition.

On April 13, Fadillah said the Opposition representatives’ demand for the allocation would be discussed in the unity government secretariat’s top leadership meeting on Wednesday.

Fadillah said this was following his meeting held with Opposition leader Datuk Seri Hamzah Zainuddin in Parliament on March 19.

Besides Hamzah, the meeting with Fadillah, who is also the Energy Transition and Water Transformation Ministry, was also attended by Opposition Chief Whip Datuk Seri Takiyuddin Hassan and Beluran MP Datuk Seri Dr Ronald Kiandee.

On March 24, Fadillah was reported to have said there was no draft agreement related to the allocation demands by Opposition lawmakers with the Madani government as claimed by Perikatan Nasional leaders following the meeting.- Bernama

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