DR MAHATHIR BELIEVES HAS GOOD SUPPORT BUT PREPARED TO FACE NO-CONFIDENCE VOTE

NORSYAFAWATI AB WAHAB

BANGI, Nov 22 (Bernama) -- Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said today that he is prepared to face a vote of no confidence as he believes he has strong support.

He said that as far as he knew he has good support now, including from opposition parties Umno and PAS.

"All I know is PAS also said to support me, thank you. Umno said they also support me, thank you.

"I did not know who else did not support me, but if they did not support me they can always pass the resolution of no confidence towards the prime minister," he said when asked on the suggestion of an Umno leader that Dr Mahathir form a unity government to stay in charge in Putrajaya.

Dr Mahathir, who was speaking at a press conference after opening the Alumni Malaysia Future Leaders School (MFLS) convention, also responded to Umno secretary-general Tan Sri Annuar Musa’s call for him to either choose to partner with Umno or DAP.

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