BN parties differ over support for Muhyiddin, say sources

Khoo Gek San

Barisan Nasional leaders show they are in accord, during happier times, at the coalition's annual general meeting in Kuala Lumpur on December 1, 2019. – The Malaysian Insight file pic, July 9, 2021.

MCA and MIC leaders rejected Umno president Ahmad Zahid Hamidi’s proposal to retract support for Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin, said sources.

Party insiders said the Chinese and Indian components of Barisan Nasional parties told Zahid they wished to continue working with the Perikatan Nasional (PN) government until the Covid-19 and economic crises were resolved. 

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