Senate presidency: Umno felt awkward on challenging PM's candidate, says Rais

Fion Yap

Modified 2 Sep 2020, 8:34 am

Newly elected Dewan Negara president Rais Yatim was coy about going into details of the withdrawn candidacy of Umno's Mohamad Ali Mohamad to challenge him in the race to replace MIC's S Vigneswaran as Dewan Negara president.

"There are some things we can reveal and other things we do not reveal,"

"In this context, there was indeed a letter of nomination from Umno nominating a senator from Melaka, Mohamad Ali (for the post).

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