Umno set on wresting Kelantan from PAS, ending pact rumours

Amin Iskandar

A Kelantan Umno liaison committee meeting at the 'White House' residence of Gua Musang MP Tengku Razaleigh Hamzah in Kuala Lumpur last week decided that cooperating with PAS in the east coast state is not feasible. – The Malaysian Insight file pic, December 3, 2017.

UMNO will not work with Pas in Kelantan, and is ready to end the Islamist party’s control in the state since the last six elections, sources told The Malaysian Insight.

The decision, which was made last week in a meeting involving Umno’s Gua Musang MP Tengku Razaleigh Hamzah and Prime Minister Najib Razak, puts to rest speculation surrounding the form of political cooperation, if any, between the parties for the 14th general election.

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  • Good!!! if it is true !!!! Let both PAS and Umno go for each others throat. BUT If it is a sandiwara purposely to mislead Amanah to be complacent for which I believe so as a ploy to ensure PAS will still have a hold in Kelantan thru PH sympathy and forgiveness in the cause not to create 3 corners fight for votes. Honestly I think it is good for Kelantan overall to have Umno to win and start some developement and later on wrested back from them in 5 years. With the yearly episode of continuious flooding, PAS is at loss in doing anything right and still leaving the last year affected evacuees homeless. PAS needs to loose this election very badly to understand humility and allow the demise or a revamp.

    Posted 3 years ago by Lee Lee

  • UMNO always planned to take Kelantan. It is Selangor, Kedah, Johor that they will make the pact

    Posted 3 years ago by Bigjoe Lam