Cooperation between Umno and DAP possible, say analysts

Umno president Ahmad Zahid Hamidi spoke about a "political reset" after the polls.
Umno president Ahmad Zahid Hamidi spoke about a "political reset" after the polls.PHOTO: UMNO

KUALA LUMPUR - Umno president Ahmad Zahid Hamidi insisted at his party's annual assembly last weekend that it would not form an alliance with long-time nemesis Democratic Action Party (DAP).

Apart from rejecting the notion of working with the Chinese-based DAP - often portrayed in Umno as anti-Malay and anti-Islam - Zahid said Umno won't be working either with Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia led by Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin, or with opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim.

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