SUNGAI PETANI, Dec 17 (Bernama) — The opposition pact is fragile and cannot be sustained because the political parties are cooperating only due to their hatred for the Barisan Nasional, Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak said Saturday.
The fragility of their pact and the ideological differences of the parties are the sources of the various problems they face among themselves, he added.
“The pact cannot sustain for long because the fundamental differences in opinion will eventually trigger conflicts among the parties,” he told reporters after launching the national-level Agriculture Graduates Entrepreneurs Club (MyAgrosis) and opening the youth and graduate entrepreneurs gathering at Universiti Teknologi Mara (UiTM) Merbok, near here.
The prime minister was asked to comment on the various problems the opposition parties faced in their attempt to make their collaboration work.
Najib described the fragile opposition pact as being much different from the BN which he said forged cooperation on a single policy accepted by all the component parties.
“They (the opposition parties) are facing all kinds of problems even before the general election. This happens when you have ideological differences which are very apparent and fundamental,” he said.
Najib, who is also Umno president, said the recent Umno general assembly has inspired the party members greatly to face the next general election.
“I hope they will carry this spirit to their respective areas and continue with the task of strengthening our machinery and discharging their duties as per our instruction,” he said.
Source : Bernama