Each party in the opposition bloc is obsessed with own leaders, says expert
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PAKATAN Harapan is having a tough time reaching a consensus on who should be its prime minister-designate due to each party’s allegiance to its respective leaders.
Universiti Malaya political analyst Dr Awang Azman Awang Pawi said the opposition knew that holding the prime minister’s seat would be an advantage, hence the leaders voicing their own preference.
“It seems difficult for them to reach a consensus because everyone has his own favourite. This shows that they are too obsessed with their leaders which then leads to the unwillingness to tolerate one another.
“It is because whoever becomes the prime minister, that party will have the upper hand in determining the economic and political prospect of the country,” he told the New Straits Times.
PKR, during its annual congress recently, named jailed de facto leader Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim as its prime ministerial