Saturday, March 15, 2008

A NEW MENTERI BESAR IN TERENGGANU



It is widely reported that the Terengganu Royal household is unhappy with the Prime Minister's selection of candidate for the Terengganu Menteri Besar and have summoned all the 23 Barisan Nasional elected representatives to brief them on their best choice of candidate to be appointed as Menteri Besar of Terengganu.

This morning all 23 Barisan Nasional State Assemblymen were summoned for a meeting with the state's Regency Advisory Council which represents Terengganu's 11-year-old Regent, Tengku Muhammad Ismail, whose father Sultan Mizan Zainal Abidin is the present Agong of Malaysia.

The Prime Minister had given his mandate to incumbent Datuk Seri Idris Jusoh but the Royal household have expressed dissatisfaction with him over various issues mishandled by him during his tenure in office.

Its been learned that today meeting has been postponed but its for sure that a new Menteri Besar will be chosen.

Another blow to the Prime Minister Datuk Seri Abdullah Ahmad Badawi, after Perlis.

photo courtesy of Malaysiakini