The remuneration packages of those already in these positions will be reviewed, he adds.
UPDATED 1.02PM | PM says a free meal programme for all primary school children will be launched next year.
A Kumaresan says Anwar Ibrahim is needed to restore confidence in Pakatan Harapan.
Its sec-gen calls for the matter to be left to Mahathir and Anwar.
COMMENT | All of us – primarily the two protagonists – must put the interests of the nation first.
The Harapan sec-gen says the coalition only decided that Anwar would take over, not when.
Local dailies predict the finance minister as the frontrunner.
He says the hand over in power will occur when 'both of them are ready'.
He says he promised to step down and he always kept his promises.
The prime minister-in-waiting says this during a dialogue session with students in Singapore.
COMMENT | Uncertainty about which party the eighth PM onwards will be from gives rise to political intrigue and shifting alliances.
Poll by The Australian newspaper showed opposition Labour leader Bill Shorten is now preferred prime minister.
Xavier Jayakumar is therefore baffled over the accusation of a Dr M-Daim-Azmin plot.
Wan Azizah maintains that this was her plan from the beginning.
UPDATED 1.35PM | This, after the cabinet agrees to the termination of the KL-S'pore High-Speed Rail project.
LETTER | Anwar can be PM after leading Harapan to victory in the next election.
UPDATED 7.23PM | Rafizi says the appointment of the trio is not final as due consultation must be made.
COMMENT | The constitution provides clear answers on monarch’s role in appointing PM, among others.
He says it will change the lives of the people of Kelantan and other states on the East Coast.
PAS man wants voters to allow PAS to put a prime minister in Putrajaya.
'The late Kedah sultan became Agong twice, now it's time for the Kedah PM.'
Opposition vows to rein in premier's powers with Parliament to play a key role in keeping him or her in check.
This after Harapan announced its PM and DPM candidates, says the Amanah president.
Bersatu never discussed PM candidate in early meetings where Kamarulazman attended, says its information chief.
UPDATED 11.30PM | Gombak is a marginal seat that Azmin won in GE13 with a 51.4 pct majority.
COMMENT | Does he still have that killer instinct and appetite for authority?
I take my hat off to Karpal's daughter for speaking her mind on Dr M.
However, he could attract another segment of the Malay electorate, they add.