Dr Maximus Ongkili
KUALA LUMPUR: Parti Bersatu Sabah (PBS) fully supports the appointments of Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri and Senior Minister Datuk Seri Hishammuddin Tun Hussein, stressing it as timely and fitting indeed.
Its President, Datuk Seri Dr Maximus Ongkili, in his congratulatory message, also congratulated Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin for the minor reshuffle, adding it would further strengthen the Cabinet line-up and the Perikatan Nasional (PN) Government.
“The appointment of the new Deputy Prime Minister is timely and fitting, especially to meet the current needs of the country facing enormous challenges from Covid-19.
“The new Deputy Prime Minister (Ismail) is the right person for the task as he has performed well as Senior Minister in the last one year,” said Ongkili, who is also the Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department (Sabah and Sarawak Affairs).
In congratulating new appointees, PBS also believe Hishammuddin will be able to carry out his duties well as the Senior Minister overseeing the security cluster.
“The new appointments will also further strengthen the stability of the PN Government, and PBS will continue to work closely with both leaderships in the federal and state levels,” he said.