At about 11.25am this morning, Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad and his wife, Tun Dr Siti Hasmah Mohd Ali appeared at the UMNO General Assembly at PWTC, Kuala Lumpur, much to the surprise of the delegates while he had written in his blog chedet.com yesterday that he was not attending this UMNO General Assembly due to unfair action taken against certain members especially newly elected UMNO Youth Chief Khairy Jamaluddin who although was found to have been involved in money politics but was spared by the UMNO Disciplinary Board.
The leaders were shocked by the presence and their greeted Tun Dr Mahathir and his wife.
Newly elected UMNO Deputy President, Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin hopes that Tun Dr Mahathir would immediately rejoin UMNO and his presence shows the support and confidence he has in the incoming committee.
The outgoing President and Prime Minister Datuk Seri Abdullah Ahmad Badawi also officially welcomed Tun Dr Mahathir and his wife to the Assembly and also mentioned this in his speech.
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