Thursday, September 18, 2008

PM says no to Anwar

PM says no to Anwar

Umno president Abdullah Badawi and his deputy Najib Razak
By Shannon Teoh and Adib Zalkapli

KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 18 — Prime Minister Datuk Seri Abdullah Badawi says he will not reconvene Parliament next Tuesday, as demanded by Opposition Leader Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim.
"I do not see any reason to call an emergency sitting as we are sitting after Ramadan," he said after today's Umno supreme council meeting here.
Earlier today, Anwar had demanded the PM reconvene Parliament next week to vote on a no-confidence motion against Abdullah's administration.
The demand comes just days after Anwar missed a self-imposed deadline on September 16 for his Pakatan Rakyat (PR) alliance to topple the Barisan Nasional (BN) government through mass defections
Today, the prime minister also denied that there were plans to put Anwar, or anyone else, in detention under the Internal Security Act (ISA).
"If someone believes that he might be arrested, maybe he feels guilty," he suggested.
The question was raised because of Abdullah's description of Anwar yesterday as a person who posed a threat to the country's economy and security.
Abdullah also brushed aside calls by Mubarak, the association of former MPs and ssemblymen, for him to step down as the prime minister and Umno president "as soon as possible and no later than Dec16 this year."
"Let Mubarak say what they want, they are already retired," he said.
He said that other matters discussed at today's meeting was were pertaining to party matters and the possible by-election in Pensiangan, Sabah.
But he insisted that neither the transition plan with his deputy Datuk Seri Najib Razak nor the potential re-entry of former president Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamed was discussed.
"I did not explain again on the transition plan. But I am keeping ears close to the ground on what is happening and I will discuss with Najib and will bring the information to the supreme council," he said.

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WHY NOT?written by Varatharajan Annamalay, September 18, 2008
why not pak lah!!! so scared and hidding under Jeanes sarong? As a PM, he hav lost his credibility to lead. Najib also lost with Altantunya scandal...Anwar is the Best alternative Malaysian ppl have to get back our beloved contry back on track. He promised so many changes. If he does not carry, ppl will kick anwar out too..So definately he is ccapable of delivering.. Why not some BN MP so scared to come out and speak up.. if they r brave to give assurancce to DSAI that they will hope....??? ISA i think... Hope Anwar is not cought under ISA tonite...I pray for new begining for Malaysia 2mrow..Hope the sky will change...DSAI just meeet The AGONG and get consent to begin New Malaysia...


It that so?written by Ang Chung Vi, September 18, 2008
Abdullah Badawi: "If someone believes that he might be arrested, maybe he feels guilty" Then what about Teresa Kok, Tan Hoon Cheng and RPK? What are the crimes they have committed which resulted in their arrest? Judging from the government's actions of late, anyone could be arrested by ISA if they go against BN, even if they are not terrorist, communist and any threat to national security.


Flip-Flopwritten by Ordinary Malaysian, September 18, 2008
"Today, the prime minister also denied that there were plans to put Anwar, or anyone else, in detention under the Internal Security Act (ISA)." Has anyone else noticed but everytime the PM says something he always does the opposite? In this case Mr PM please release Teresa Kok and RPK. Show us that you are a man of compassion who really cares what the rakyat says.


footballwritten by kelana, September 19, 2008
Bro Paklah its just like a football team , when ur team cannot performed well just replace another goo team like DSAI or pakatan rakyat

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