Pakatan rejects Dr Mahathir’s Mageran proposal
Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad waves at members of the media as he leaves Istana Negara in Kuala Lumpur June 10, 2021. — Picture by Yusof Mat Isa
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KUALA LUMPUR, June 11 — The Pakatan Harapan (PH) presidential council has rejected former prime minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad’s proposal to form a National Operations Council or Mageran as it is known by its Malay abbreviation.
In a statement, PKR president Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim, Parti Amanah Negara president Mohamad Sabu and DAP secretary-general Lim Guan Eng said they felt the state of Emergency and restoring Parliament should take priority over the formation of another council.
“The presidential council takes note of Dr Mahathir’s suggestion to form a Mageran to help w