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Badawi 'kicks' PPP out of Barisan - malaysiakini

Malaysiakini's report:

Prime Minister Abdullah Badawi today said that PPP is free to leave Barisan Nasional since the government has no intentions of amending the Internal Security Act (ISA).


abdullah ahmad badawi pak lah 110907"We have no plans to amend the ISA... if that is their choice (to leave), what can we do," he told a press conference after chairing the BN supreme council meeting at the Putra World Centre in Kuala Lumpur.

Recently, PPP president M Kayveas had urged the government to amend the security law before the next general elections, failing which, he warned that his party will pull out of the ruling coalition.

Kayveas was not present at today's meeting.

In an immediate reaction, PPP Youth chief T Murugiah expressed shock over the prime minister's statement.

t murugiah"I don't know what to say, I'm speechless and surprised by it," he said when contacted.

"But i don't think Pak Lah meant what he said that we can leave because he's a nice man... but sometimes, what to do," said Murugiah, who is a deputy minister in the Prime Minister's Department.

He added that the PPP president would be the right person to comment further on the matter.

However, Kayveas could not be reached for comments despite numerous attempts -


telur dua said...

This is the final insult. Still want to stick to BN for more?

sinnerconman said...

PPP, one of the founders of BN is given a souvenir literally with a knife on the back.