Bersatu dismisses claims of opposition having numbers to challenge Anwar Ibrahim

Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia (Bersatu) has dismissed claims that the opposition Perikatan Nasional (PN) coalition has the numbers within the Lower House to challenge Prime Minister Anwar Ibrahim amidst speculation of a move to oust him from his place. According to The Star, Bersatu data chief Razali Idris noted lately that there have been claims that his party has enough Members of Parliament (MPs) on its side to overthrow Anwar and his unity government. However, Money was not a statement made by Bersatu’s leadership, he added.
“It could be difficult to unseat Anwar who has the majority help with 148 MPs. Even the Opposition chief whip (Hamzah Zainudin) by no means mentioned this,” Razali was quoted as saying by The Star. He was additionally quoted as saying by Berita Harian: “Why does Anwar really feel the need to consider rumours and gossip (being spread by people) exterior the political arena? He shouldn’t be having to consider numbers we could have as his authorities is powerful and secure, with 148 seats.”
“It’s troublesome for the opposition to bring down the federal government with those types of numbers. Only if the opposition leader makes a press release that we have the numbers should Anwar dare us to indicate proof.” Following speculation of attempts by the opposition at toppling the federal government, Anwar lately challenged the opposition to file a movement of no-confidence in the next parliament sitting.
“We should protect political stability. Parliament will sit throughout the next two weeks and I challenge anyone or any party who wants to desk a no-confidence movement, please achieve this. We will face off in parliament to see who has the energy,” stated Anwar. Razali, however, reportedly stated that the Bersatu MPs don’t have any plans to submit a movement of confidence in opposition to Anwar within the coming parliamentary meeting. Bersatu is a element celebration of PN. The next parliamentary sitting is on May 22.
According to The Star, Parliament Speaker Johari Abdul stated final Friday that no MP had submitted a request to desk a motion of confidence within the coming assembly after the deadline ended at 5pm that day. However, any MP may nonetheless reportedly submit an emergency movement for a vote of confidence through the assembly but it might be up to the speaker to allow it.
Local media recently reported on speak that opposition leader Hamzah Zainudin has clinched sufficient statutory declarations (SDs) from MPs backing him as the following prime minister. News portal The Vibes on April 24 alleged that there have been plans to take away Anwar from his place through by-elections amongst Barisan Nasional (BN) MPs who didn’t support him.
According to the report, several BN MPs have been being wooed and persuaded to stop their parties and sacrifice their seats. The MPs would then reportedly seek re-election beneath the PN banner. In December, Anwar secured a vote of confidence during his first parliament session, confirming the legitimacy of his leadership and the unity government he leads. The vote of confidence was accomplished by way of a voice vote solely, with no name for a bloc vote..

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