Despite appearances, Zahid assures Umno-PAS pact not about racial politics

Geraldine Tong


Despite some participants in attendance at the Perhimpunan Penyatuan Ummah today saying they were there to support the unity of the Malay-Muslim community, Umno president Ahmad Zahid Hamidi said Umno and PAS should not get trapped into "narrow racial politics".

"Umno and PAS should not fall into narrow racial politics as well as extremist religious beliefs.

"It goes against Islamic nature which promotes moderation and respect for other religions, in line with Article 3 (1) of the Federal Constitution," Zahid said...

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