Petronas’ next step - Horses’ Mouths – 2 March 2016

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Hadith assessment and review committee

At this stage, the control on hadith will be done using the Printing Presses and Publications Act 1984.

Ahmad Zahid Hamidi, Deputy Prime Minister, announcing that the Ministry of Home Affairs (MOHA) will set up a Hadith Assessment and Review Committee (HARC) to filter and check on the authenticity of hadith (sayings of Prophet Muhammad)



Dr M’s decision

No, I won’t join the Opposition. I don’t agree with them.

Dr Mahathir Mohamad


I don't know [...] I have yet to receive the letter.

Tengku Adnan Tengku Mansor, Umno secretary-general, claiming



Muhyiddin’s decision

In the meantime, I remain in Umno and would like to thank my friends who came here to show their support today.

Muhyiddin Yassin, former Deputy Prime Minister that he has yet to receive any resignation letter from Dr Mahathir Mohamad on his exit from the party



WSJ’s allegation

As stated by the Attorney-General of Malaysia, the funds received were a donation from Saudi Arabia. This has been verified by multiple lawful authorities who conducted exhaustive investigations. This included Malaysian authorities travelling to Saudi Arabia to examine documentation and interview members of the royal family and officials that administered the donation. The Foreign Minister of Saudi Arabia has also confirmed that the funds came from Saudi Arabia.

Government of Malaysia, criticising the Wall Street Journal (WSJ) for continuing to try and link the funds deposited into the Prime Minister's accounts with 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB) even after "multiple lawful authorities" have confirmed the money came from Saudi Arabia


It has been reiterated by multiple lawful authorities including the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission, the Malaysian Attorney-General, and various reputable international publications, who have confirmed that these funds came from Saudi Arabia.

1Malaysia Development Berhad, denying that it had paid any funds into the personal accounts of Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak



Petronas’ next step

Petronas will further embark on a separation exercise for these employees as needed, which is expected to be completed over the next six months.

Petroliam Nasional Bhd (Petronas), on its group-wide transformation that will result in redundancies of under 1,000 positions


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