Kuala Lumpur: Umno president Ahmad Zahid Hamidi has arrived for his special audience with Nazrin Muizzuddin Shah to discuss on the now vacant state Menteri Besar post at Istana Kinta.
Earlier, Ahmad Faizal Azumu tendered his resignation as Perak Menteri Besar, a day after he lost a vote of confidence in the State Assembly.
Perak Speaker Mohammad Zahir Abdul Kalid announced that out of the 59 assemblypersons, only 10 voted for him, while 48 against the motion of confidenc, and one abstained.
The Bagan Datuk member of parliament, arrived at 9.48 am in his white Toyota Vellfire.
It is believed that Perak Umno state liaison chairman and Kota Tampan assemblyman Saarani Mohamad and Umno Rungkup assemblyman Shahrul Zaman Yahya are among the shortlisted candidates for the Mentri Besar seat.
Yesterday, the party had a special meeting, which was attended by Ahmad Zahid, Shahrul Zaman, Padang Rengas MP Nazri Aziz, Pasir Salak MP Tajuddin Abdul Rahman and Pangkor assemblyman Zambry Abdul Kadir.