KUALA LUMPUR— All the Members of Parliament (MPs) who support Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob as the prime minister candidate have been called to be present at the Istana Negara on Thursday to confirm their stand.
The MPs, about 114 of them, will meet the Yang di-Pertuan Agong Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri’ayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billah Shah in groups from 10am until 5pm –
GPS, Bersatu, Umno, BN, Pas MPs will have audience today with the king to verify and confirm their stand before the palace announces who is the next prime minister.
Umno deputy president Datuk Seri Mohamad Hasan also confirmed the matter when contacted by Malay Mail.
“Yes. To ascertain support,” he said when contacted.
The palace yesterday issued a statement saying that whoever appointed the ninth prime minister has to undergo a confidence vote in the Dewan Rakyat.