Umno’s reformists silenced in purge, says Khairy

Desmond Davidson

Former health minister Khairy Jamaluddin says he has had a number of offers to join other parties but will not be rushed into a decision. – The Malaysian Insight pic by Afif Abd Halim, February 1, 2023.

FORMER Umno Youth chief Khairy Jamaluddin said he is no longer optimistic of reform in the party because the voices of the reformists have been silenced following the party’s recent purge.

He said those who were like-minded in demanding reform after the party suffered its worst electoral performance in its history feared they could be sacked or suspended.

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