Wednesday, September 17, 2008

PM: No need for emergency session of Parliament

Thursday September 18, 2008 MYT 6:32:51 PM

PM: No need for emergency session of Parliament

(The Star) KUALA LUMPUR: He told this to reporters Thursday after the Umno supreme council at PWTC.

To a question on whether, Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim would be arrested under the ISA, the Prime Minister said there was no suggestion from him to use the ISA on anyone.

On party matters, Abdullah said he officially informed the Umno supreme council about the portfolio change with his deputy Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak.

On Wednesday, Abdullah and Najib swapped ministry portfolios as part of the power transition plan agreed between them. Abdullah took over as new Defence Minister while Najib assumed the Finance portfolio.

On another matter, Abdullah said four division members would be sacked from the party - three from Beaufort and one from Beluran. The four had stood as candidates for the Opposition during the general election.

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