Malaysian opposition leader says he has the numbers to form government

September 16th, 2008 - 1:53 pm ICT by ANI  

Kuala Lumpur, Sept.16 (ANI): Former Malaysian Deputy Prime Minister Anwar Ibrahim is insisting that he has the numbers to form the next Government.
Though he refused to give details about how many Barisan Nasional members would join him, he told reporters in Petaling Jaya on the sidelines of celebrations to mark the 45th Malaysia Day, that he had sought a meeting with Prime Minister Abdullah Ahmad Badawi to discuss a smooth transition of power.
The Pakatan gathering at the Kelana Jaya Stadium last night drew thousands of supporters.
We have handed a letter signed by all Pakatan Rakyat leaders to Pak Lah. We will give him one or two days to give his response, the Star quoted him as saying during the rally.
A group of Pakatan Rakyat MPs had earlier in the day handed over a letter from their leaders to Prime Minister Badawi.
Asked why Anwar did not reveal the numbers or the names of the MPs, Kamaruddin replied that it was due to logistical reasons. (ANI)

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