The Umno supreme council has given party president Najib Razak the mandate to determine whether Umno should cooperate with PAS in the next general election, says Umno Information chief Annuar Musa.
He said a majority of the supreme council members had given Najib the mandate to take any decision on the matter.
“For cooperation to be established, there must be consultation, understanding and so on. But, that does not mean that PAS will join Umno. If PAS wants to join Umno, it has to uphold BN policies like the other component parties,” he told reporters here.
Annuar, who is also a member of the supreme council, was asked to comment on the decision of the opposition Pakatan Harapan Presidential Council on Monday not to cooperate with PAS in the 14th General Election.
“The cooperation we have in mind is that which will benefit all quarters, particularly the people in the country and in PAS-ruled Kelantan,” he said.