PETALlNG JAYA ― Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia (PPBM) and PAS will enter into negotiations on seat allocations in the next general elections, Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin said today.
Muhyiddin, who is PPBM president, confirmed the cosier ties between the two federal Opposition parties, which he said have ongoing discussions led by PPBM deputy president Datuk Seri Mukhriz Mahathir and PAS deputy president Datuk Tuan Ibrahim Tuan Man.
“So we have already received a new signal; PAS invited us to discuss seat allocations. That is a great way forward. There is progress and we will facilitate this in our meeting soon,” he said at the PPBM headquarters.
“So this is the development. However, we still feel a framework of cooperation with PAS must be clear and also take into account the cooperation that we have already formed with Pakatan Harapan,” Muhyiddin added, referring to the federal Opposition pact.
When asked how PPBM will deal with any possible clashes or overlaps in its two separate seat allocation talks with PAS and Pakatan Harapan, Muhyiddin said: “We will sort it out. We will try as much as possible to sort it out.”