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Bersatu regrets Perak assemblymen's no-confidence against MB: Hamzah
Published on: Friday, December 04, 2020
By: Bernama
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Kuala Lumpur: Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia (Bersatu) has expressed its regret over the decision of the Perak State Assembly today, which saw Menteri Besar Datuk Seri Ahmad Faizal Azumu failing to gain the support of the majority of the assembly in a vote of confidence.

Bersatu secretary-general Datuk Seri Hamzah Zainudin said the Bersatu Political Bureau meeting noted that the vote of confidence on the Perak Menteri Besar (Ahmad Faizal) was rejected by UMNO and Pakatan Harapan (PH).

He stressed that Bersatu has always adhered to the principles of understanding and cooperation formed between the parties of Perikatan Nasional (PN) government for the welfare of the people and the prosperity of the country.

"Bersatu would like to express its deepest appreciation to the assemblymen who supported the vote of confidence in the Perak Menteri Besar. They comprised four from Bersatu, three PAS, one UMNO as well as one each from Gerakan and Independent," he said in a statement, here this afternoon. 

Hamzah said Bersatu would monitor the current situation and continue make further decisions with PAS and other PN member parties.

Ahmad Faizal, who is also the Chenderiang assemblyman failed to gain the support of the majority in the assembly when he received only 10 votes in support of him as menteri besar, while 48 voted against him and one abstained.

The motion was brought by Pengkalan Baru assemblyman of Barisan Nasional, Datuk Abd Manap Hashim.

The Perak assembly consists 25 BN assemblymen (from UMNO), 16 (DAP), Bersatu (five), Amanah (five), PKR (three), PAS (three) and one each from Gerakan and Independent.



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