Cabinet reshuffle not raised at Cabinet meeting

"Yesterday's meeting between Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir and the government ministers concerned government matters and nothing to do with whatever had been raised by the pressmen,”

PUTRAJAYA, Aug 22 — The question regarding a Cabinet reshuffle was not raised at the Cabinet meeting yesterday, according to two ministers who had attended the meeting.

According to Housing and Local Government Minister Zuraida Kamaruddin and Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng, there was no discussion touching on a Cabinet reshuffle at the weekly Cabinet meeting yesterday.

“No.. at this point of time there was no discussion (on the matter),” said Zuraida.

Meanwhile, Lim said the Cabinet meeting and the meeting of leaders of the component parties of Pakatan Harapan with Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad yesterday only discussed government matters.

“Yesterday’s meeting between Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir and the government ministers concerned government matters and nothing to do with whatever had been raised by the pressmen,” said Lim when responding to questions on the Cabinet reshuffle.

Zuraida and Lim were approached by the media representatives after attending the meeting of the 2020 Budget Focus group at the Ministry of Housing and Local Government, here today.

Several news reports today touched on the Cabinet reshuffle which was expected to take place at any time and the names of several leaders had been mentioned to lead several new ministries and portfolios.

— BERNAMA

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