Malaysia PM Abdullah Badwai in mid of mentor rebel:Badwai to Quit
Malaysian PM to Quit:
Malaysian Prime Minister
Abdullah Ahmad Badawi agreed on a plan to hand over power to his
deputy, taking full responsibility for the disastrous election results.
said on Friday that he and his deputy Najib Razak, have decided on the
"right time for me to hand over the premiership to him", but did not
divulge any details.The
Prime Minister assured party officials at a private meeting on Friday
that he would discuss a succession plan with his deputy Najib Razak, a
party official was quoted:
2008-06-03 08:29:00 - PM Abdullah Badwai in mid of
mentor Dr Mahathir Mohamad, the former premier from 1981-2003,rebel due
to lack of coalition popularity . Royal Commissions to which Dr
Mahathir Mohamad has referred not as court of law and not to judge or
sentence,level charges of fixing in report against the mentor and his
82-year-old veteran lawmaker who resigned from UMNO two weeks ago, said
he would not rejoin the party until Abdullah stepped down as party
president and premier.Dr Mahathir Mohamad the former premier and holds influence in Malaysian
politics has de facto masterplan for toppling Prime Minister Abdullah
Ahmad Badawi without losing power.
Dr Mahathir Mohamad urged UMNO rebel lawmakers not to join opposition ranks in order to push Abdullah
out but to become independent candidates instead."Say 35 of them come
out (of UMNO), the government will collapse, the prime minister will
have to resign and if Anwar tries to become the PM you don't give your
votes to him."Dr Mahathir Mohamad said."If say Najib, if he has the guts, decides to
step in and be the candidate for prime ministership, you can then give
your 35 votes to him and he becomes the PM, no loss to anyone, except
Many political wizard advise Dr Mahathir Mohamad to retire in grace and
stop attacks on Prime Minister Datuk Seri Abdullah Ahmad Badawi.A coalition which has ruled for 51 years and PM Badwai picked by
Mahathir has entered a public political brawl due to poor performance in
last election under premiership of Badwai.
A commission on judicial reforms has put up notes that role of Mahathir
to be investigated to prosecute to which Badawi did not reject.
Many stalwarts fear the pitched road rage,a battle between the two
politician shall deaccelerate the economy liberalisation to which the
country is in dire need.
In case if the fight continues the Snap polls in near future cannot be ruled out.
Crude oil $139 per barrel
G8 along with China,India and South Korea meet in Japan to find ways to quell surge in rise in fuel price. Malaysian economy too suffers from global surge in crude oil price and Badwai would get reprieve in such scenario. added June 7,2008