Malaysian PM Muhyiddin's camp set to cast aside Mahathir and son from ruling party

(From left) Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad, Datuk Seri Mukhriz Mahathir and Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin co-founded Bersatu in 2016 when they left then-ruling party Umno.
(From left) Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad, Datuk Seri Mukhriz Mahathir and Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin co-founded Bersatu in 2016 when they left then-ruling party Umno.PHOTOS: AFP, THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK

KUALA LUMPUR - The days of Dr Mahathir Mohamad and his son Mukhriz Mahathir as leaders of the ruling Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia they founded are numbered, as Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin's faction has lost patience with the duo who continue to cling to the ousted Pakatan Harapan (PH).

Not only is the party set to confirm that the two leaders are no longer members, but plans to oust Datuk Seri Mukhriz as Kedah chief minister and finally install a state government aligned to Tan Sri Muhyiddin's loose Perikatan Nasional (PN) pact are also nearly complete.

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