Dr Mahathir schools Johor crown prince on ‘federation’

Alfian Z.M. Tahir Mohd Farhan Darwis

Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad speaking to the press after chairing a meeting of the Pakatan Harapan presidential council in Kuala Lumpur today. He has hit out at the Johor crown prince, following the latter's criticism of the PH government. – The Malaysian Insight pic by Seth Akmal, January 4, 2019.

THE Johor crown prince does not understand the concept of a federation, Dr Mahathir Mohamad said today, responding to Tunku Ismail Sultan Ibrahim’s criticism of Pakatan Harapan.

The prime minister said Tunku Ismail should have a better understanding of the differences between matters under the purview of the state and federal governments.

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  • Perhaps and most likely the crown prince as well as his family and ancestors are doing what they always did? Bully and take whatever they want?

    Posted 2 years ago by Alphonz Jayaraman

  • Bangsa Johor makes us proud. But certainly a bigger and stronger Bangsa Malaysia makes us prouder.

    Posted 2 years ago by Tanahair Ku

    • In the country there is only Bangsa Malaysia or Malaysian. All the coining of Bangsa by states are just rubbish and only disunite the Malaysian. The Bangsa Johore is only a political posturing but do not have any buy back as a whole for the country. One can call one self by identity from the states but not to use it to denotes the differences and abuse it politically. Right now even the claim of Bangsa Johore stature over others are fizzling out when it is deemed as a gimmick and fool hardy antics to draw support.

      Posted 2 years ago by Lee Lee

    • You got my point. . . Haha

      Posted 2 years ago by Tanahair Ku

  • Agree only Bangsa Malaysia...this bangsa johore concept should be irrelevant and should not be made use to garner support....by some.

    Posted 2 years ago by Lipdah Lia

  • PH government should take do the necessary to take back Pulau Kukup from the Johor Sultan.

    Posted 2 years ago by Rupert Lum