No Cupboard posts for opposition, they’ll contribute in COVID-19 council: Malaysia PM Ismail Sabri
KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysian Prime Minister Ismail Sabri Yaakob mentioned on Monday (Aug 23) that opposition politicians won’t be appointed as Cupboard ministers, amid options on the feasibility of a unity authorities.
If opposition lawmakers want to contribute within the nation’s battle towards COVID-19, they’ll achieve this through the Nationwide Restoration Council or the particular committee, he added.
Chatting with the media after inspecting the flood state of affairs in Kedah state, the brand new prime minister mentioned it appeared the opposition had given an encouraging response to his supply to be concerned in nationwide restoration efforts.
“They need to focus on, God prepared. I’ll meet with them to debate, they need to know what their position is,” he mentioned.
“The identical with financial restoration, there may be the Nationwide Restoration Council they usually may also be concerned in that,” Mr Ismail Sabri mentioned.
When requested if this meant Cupboard roles, Mr Ismail Sabri mentioned there was no unity authorities involving opposition events.
“However cooperation doesn’t imply they’re within the Cupboard. In the event that they actually need to assist resolve the COVID-19 difficulty, we’ve the Particular Committee on COVID-19, they’ll contribute their opinions and concepts there.”