Kuala Lumpur: Perikatan Nasional’s supreme council has decided to propose the formation of a presidential council, which would encourage discussion over government policies and how to strengthen cooperation between the parties.
PN secretary-general Hamzah Zainudin said the new presidential council would consist of all PN party leaders.
He said that this was decided in yesterday’s meeting, which was held to discuss the coalition’s preparations before the 15th General Election. It was chaired by Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin, who is also PN chairman, and Parti Pribumi Bersatu, Malaysia (Bersatu) president.
In a statement, the Supreme Council announced a nationwide flagship programme for the welfare of people.
Also present at the meeting was PAS president Abdul Hadi Awang, Parti Solidariti Tanah Airku (STAR), President Dr Jeffrey Kitingan, Sabah Progressive Party (SAPP) president Yong Teck Lee and Bersatu deputy president Ahmad Faizal Azumu as well as other Supreme Council members.