Ismail Sabri named new Opposition Leader in Parliament

Published on 7 Mar 2019 9:01:31 PM

The new Opposition Leader in Parliament is Umno vice-president and Bera MP Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob.

Umno deputy president Datuk Seri Mohamad Hasan said on Thursday that this was agreed by the Umno Supreme Council and the decision has been conveyed to MCA and MIC, who are in the Barisan Nasional coalition, as well as PAS, as part of the opposition.

The position of Chief Whip, which Ismail had held, will now be held by Datuk Mahadzir Khalid.