GE15: We never agreed to work with BN, says Muhyiddin

KOTA BARU: Perikatan Nasional denies giving a mandate to PAS secretary-general Datuk Seri Takiyuddin Hassan to negotiate a mixed government with Barisan Nasional after the 15th General Election (GE15).

Perikatan chairman Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin said the purpose of Perikatan contesting in GE15 was to form a government without having to join Barisan or Pakatan Harapan.

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He also expressed confidence in winning sufficient seats to form the Federal Goverment.

“As Perikatan chairman, I never gave a mandate to Takiyuddin to negotiate with Barisan Nasional for the purpose of forming a government after GE15.

“I pray that with the permission of Allah S.W.T and the strong support of the people, Perikatan Nasional will win a sufficient number of seats to form the federal government and the governments of the states involved in GE15,” he said.

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Takiyuddin on Monday (Nov 14) said they were willing to cooperate with any parties including Barisan to form a mixed government.

“There were discussions before this, but while we’re unable to work together now, we did say that maybe we could work together after GE15,” he said after a ceramah at Kampung Kubang Kiat here on Monday night (Nov 14).