PETALING JAYA – After officially anouncing Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia as their official party, Datuk Seri Azmin Ali has yet to received a confirmation on whether they will be defending their seat on the next general election.
Despite numerous meeting headed by Bersatu president and Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin, The party council has not yet given the go signal to Azmin and others as they reportedly wants some seats that are currently occupied by PKR from the last general elections.
Azmin and 10 others which includes Ampang MP Zuraida Kamaruddin, Indera Mahkota MP Datuk Saifuddin Abdullah, Bandar Tun Razak MP Datuk Kamarudin Jaffar, Saratok MP Ali Biju, Batu Pahat MP Datuk Mohd Rashid Hasnon, Nibong Tebal MP Datuk Mansor Othman, Ranau MP Jonathan Yasin, Segamat MP Datuk Seri Edmund R. Santhara and Puncak Borneo MP together with some state assemblymen swore their loyalty to Bersatu and Prime Minister Muhyiddin in a ceremony attended by thousands of their supporters.
PBBM Currently has 31 MPs. The party has also negotiated seats with their allies Muafakat Nasional, Umno and PAS. MIC and MCA are also being negotiated as they can be a potential ally in the Perikatan Nasional coalition. Umno vice-president Datuk Seri Mohamed Khaled Nordin said that the party will be discussion the allocation for sears and not through individuals.