PBB meeting tomorrow to discuss on federal ministerial appointment?

Abang Johari (third left) being briefed by deputy state secretary Datu Dr Sabariah Putit (second left) on the products being displayed at the Songket and Keringkam gallery. Also seen was Assistant Minister of International Trade and Industry, Industrial Terminal and Entrepreneur Development Datuk Naroden Majais (left).

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By Adrian Lim

KUCHING, Mar 6: Will federal ministerial appointment be on the agenda during Parti Pesaka Bumiputera Bersatu (PBB) supreme council meeting tomorrow?

There is a high likelihood that it will be discussed as this was the response of Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg when asked by the media today if there was any discussion on the matter with Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin.

“No, there were no discussion on that (cabinet posts). Tomorrow I have PBB supreme council meeting,” he said when asked by reporters after attended the soft launching of Songket and Keringkam gallery here.

Abang Johari paid a courtesy call to Muhyiddin last Sunday evening at the latter’s house when Abang Johari went to congratulate Muhyiddin on his appointment as the 8th prime minister of Malaysia.

The meeting between Abang Johari and Muhyiddin was believed to have lasted for more than one hour.

Upon returning to Kuching, Abang Johari had denied that there was such a discussion when asked by media in the official functions that followed.

Meanwhile, Parti Pesaka Bumiputera Bersatu (PBB) will be holding its supreme council meeting tomorrow afternoon.

Sarawak with its 18 MPs in Gabungan Parti Sarawak was deemed as kingmaker in week-long tussle for premiership.

Gabungan Parti Sarawak (GPS) is made up of (PBB), Parti Rakyat Sarawak (PRS), Progressive Democratic Party (PDP) and Sarawak United Peoples’ Party (SUPP) has 18 MPs.

Out of the 18 MPs, 13 are from PBB, two from PRS, two from PDP and one from SUPP.—DayakDaily