PUTRAJAYA, March 29 – Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak today met state Barisan Nasional (BN) chairmen at the Perdana Putra Complex here, raising speculation that dissolution of the Dewan Rakyat is getting closer. It is believed the meeting was called to finalise the BN’s candidates list and final preparations before the 13th general election.
Seen going into the complex were Johor Menteri Besar Datuk Abdul Ghani Othman, Sabah Chief Minister Datuk Seri Musa Aman, Terengganu Menteri Besar Datuk Seri Ahmad Said, Perak Menteri Besar Datuk Seri Dr Zambry Abdul Kadir and
Melaka Chief Minister Datuk Seri Mohd Ali Rustam.
Others were Selangor BN deputy chairman Datuk Seri Noh Omar and Sepang MP Datuk Seri Mohd Zin Mohamed, who is also Selangor BN deputy election director. Also present was BN secretary-general Datuk Seri Tengku Adnan Tengku Mansor.
However, none of those who attended the meeting were willing to stop for a moment to be interviewed by pressmen when they streamed out of the complex. Parliament will face automatic dissolution on April 30. The last general election was held on March 8, 2008. Tomorrow, the prime minister is expected meet the heads of BN component parties on the same matters.