Muhyiddin to launch grand coalition ahead of Sabah vote

With Azmin on board Bersatu, Malaysian PM set to officially launch Perikatan Nasional pact

A file photo on March 9, 2020, showing Malaysian Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin waving to reporters before his Cabinet announcement in Putrajaya.
A file photo on March 9, 2020, showing Malaysian Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin waving to reporters before his Cabinet announcement in Putrajaya.PHOTO: REUTERS

Malaysian Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin will officially launch his Perikatan Nasional (PN) coalition in Sabah on Saturday ahead of the Sept 26 elections in the country's easternmost state.

This comes after Tan Sri Muhyiddin in recent weeks pieced together the basic building blocks towards national polls that he plans to call within the next six months.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on August 26, 2020, with the headline 'Muhyiddin to launch grand coalition ahead of Sabah vote'. Print Edition | Subscribe