Muhyiddin has audience with Johor Sultan over new state government

JOHOR BARU: Pakatan Harapan (PH) Johor chairman Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin had an audience today with the Sultan of Johor, Sultan Ibrahim Almarhum Sultan Iskandar, and it is learned that he presented the Ruler with the names of the potential candidates for the posts of mentri besar and state executive councillors of the new state government.

Muhyiddin, who is also PPBM president, arrived at Istana Pasir Pelangi at 11.48am, and was seen leaving the palace about an hour later.

He is scheduled to attend Friday prayers at Masjid Jamek Pasir Pelangi following the audience.

The three names he presented to the Sultan as the potential candidates for mentri besar are Salahuddin Ayub (Amanah deputy president), Aminolhuda Hassan (Amanah Johor chairman) and Datuk Osman Sapian (PPBM Johor secretary).

PH received the mandate to form the Johor state government when it won 36 seats in the Johor legislative assembly in the general election on May 9. Barisan Nasional won 19 seats and PAS won one. — Bernama