Muafakat on verge of collapse, say analysts

Mohd Farhan Darwis

It has been just under a year since Ahmad Zahid Hamidi and Abdul Hadi Awang joined forces in Muafakat Nasional but Umno and PAS are already finding themselves working at cross-purposes. – The Malaysian Insight file pic, December 29, 2020.

THE Umno and PAS partnership in Muafakat Nasional is on the verge of collapse, just a year after the country’s two largest Muslim-Malay parties inked a unity agreement, said analysts.

The two political forces are finding it hard to find common ground after PAS joined the Perikatan Nasional government led by Bersatu, they said.

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