KUALA LUMPUR: Interim Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad today revealed that PPBM president Muhyiddin Yassin is among the candidates being considered by the party to become the prime minister of the next government.
“Muhyiddin might become a candidate. If everyone chooses him, I am ok,” he said this after announcing the economic stimulus package at Kuala Lumpur.
Mahathir said if everyone chooses him, he can form his Cabinet.
“My position is I will not accept UMNO, but I will accept those who leave UMNO.”
“But Muhyiddin is ready to accept them. Whoever wins I will accept them to be the prime minister,” he added.