Heeding Malaysian King's advice, MPs hold bipartisan talks to prop up PM Muhyiddin

Tan Sri Muhyiddin also called on lawmakers in a televised address Saturday to "put the public interest above all other interests."
Tan Sri Muhyiddin also called on lawmakers in a televised address Saturday to "put the public interest above all other interests."PHOTO: REUTERS

KUALA LUMPUR - Talks on a bipartisan confidence and supply agreement (CSA) have begun ahead of Malaysia's crucial budget vote in a possible boost for Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin and the longevity of his shaky government.

The Straits Times has learnt that informal discussions have been ongoing this week between the Perikatan Nasional (PN) government and the Pakatan Harapan-led (PH) opposition before an exploratory meeting was held in Parliament on Friday (Oct 30).

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