PM Lee, Malaysia’s former PM Muhyiddin communicate of ‘robust cooperation’ between nations in telephone name
In a Fb put up on Thursday, Mr Muhyiddin mentioned he obtained a telephone name from Mr Lee throughout which the prime minister expressed appreciation for the nice relationship and cooperation each cast over the previous yr.
Mr Muhyiddin mentioned he hopes to proceed to play a task in facets of bilateral ties between Singapore and Malaysia, and that he’s “assured” the nice relationship between the 2 nations will develop below the management of Mr Ismail Sabri.
“Personally, I actually respect the worth of friendship proven by Mr Lee,” mentioned Mr Muhyddin, recalling their first in-person assembly as prime ministers to witness a ceremony for the resumption of the Fast Transit System Hyperlink venture on the Causeway final July.
Mr Muhyiddin is president of the Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia (Bersatu) main the Perikatan Nasional coalition.
Earlier in August, quite a few UMNO lawmakers, led by celebration president Ahmad Zahid Hamidi, withdrew their help for Mr Muhyiddin, compromising his already razor-thin parliamentary majority.
The 74-year-old left workplace after simply 17 months – the shortest-serving prime minister since Malaysia’s independence in 1957.