PM: Local council elections off the table

Annabelle Lee

Modified 10 Dec 2018, 10:31 am

Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad said today that local council elections are off the table, warning that its reinstatement could lead to racial conflict and widen the urban-rural divide.

“No local council elections.

“[...] Local council elections may produce the wrong result. The urban (areas) may be different, the rural (areas) will be different...

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