Kuala Lumpur: After a royal audience with Perak Sultan Nazrin Muizzuddin Shah Yesterday, UMNO president Ahmad Zahid Hamidi claims that the candidates name he presented in front of Nazrin has majority of state lawmakers support.
He assured that his party would continue to cooperate with Bersatu And PAS to form a new government.
After his audience at the Istana Kinta, he said that he was granted permission to meet the Sultan. Adding that the announcement on the new mentri besar will be made by the Sultan and any statement regarding this matter will be issued by the palace.
When asked about the number of candidates name he has presented, he refused to answer, but said Umno and Barisan Nasional have the right to nominate, but only the Sultan has the right to announce the name.