KUALA LUMPUR — May 19, 2020: Twenty-seven senior Pribumi Bersatu leaders including 11 state chiefs have issued a joint statement confirming the party’s decision to leave the Pakatan Harapan coalition.
The statement today contradicts a claim yesterday by former chairman Tun Dr. Mahathir Mohamad that Pribumi Bersatu remains a coalition member.
According to the 27, the party’s supreme council made the decision on February 23 and agreed that it should a new alliance with other parties.
They also declared support for party president and prime minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin and the Perikatan Nasional government.
The following signed the statement: Tan Sri Abdul Rashid Abdul Rahman (vice-president), Datuk Abdul Rashid Asari (vice-president and Selangor chief), Datuk Seri Rina Harun (head of Women’s wing), Datuk Seri Hamzah Zainudin (secretary-general), Datuk Mohamed Salleh Bajuri (treasurer-general), Radzi Jidin (information chief), Tan Sri Abd Aziz Mohd. Yassin (supreme council member), Muhammad Zahid Md. Arip (supreme council), Datuk Sukiman Sarmani (supreme council), Azlinda Abd. Latiff (supreme council), Datuk Mohd. Rafiq Naizamohideen (supreme council), Wan Mohd. Shahrir Wan Abd. Jalil (Pahang chief), Muhammad Faiz Na’aman (supreme council), Datuk Seri Ahmad Faizal Azumu (supreme council), Najwah Halimah Abd. Halim (supreme council), Datuk Nordin Salleh (supreme council member), Datuk Seri Mohd. Redzuan Md. Yusof (Melaka chief), Datuk Shahruddin Md. Salleh (supreme council), Datuk Rais Hussin (supreme council), Wan Saiful Wan Jan (supreme council), Tan Sri Rais Yatim (Negri Sembilan chief), Datuk Kamarudin Md. Nor (Kelantan chief), Datuk Seri Hajiji Noor (Sabah chief), Datuk Razali Idris (Terengganu chief), Mazlan Bujang (Johor chief), Muhammad Suhaimi Yahya (Federal Territories chief) and Jaziri Alkaf A. Suffian (Sarawak chief).