PUTRAJAYA – The UMNO Political Bureau held a meeting at the Perdana Putra building here today, chaired by UMNO president Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak.
The meeting was also attended by UMNO deputy president Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin and UMNO vice-president Datuk Seri Mohd Shafie Apdal, who were dropped from the Cabinet in a reshuffle on July 28.
The attendance of Muhyiddin and Mohd Shafie at the meeting was confirmed by their aides.
Wanita UMNO chief Datuk Seri Shahrizat Abdul Jalil and UMNO Youth chief Khairy Jamaluddin also attended the meeting.
A source said the invitations for the meeting were sent on Sept 2 and the letter was signed by UMNO secretary-general Datuk Seri Tengku Adnan Tengku Mansor.
The meeting began at 9.30 am and went on for about an hour. The cars carrying Muhyiddin and Mohd Shafie were seen leaving the building at 10.45 am.
Khairy, who is the youth and sports minister, said in a Twitter post that the meeting proceeded in a positive atmosphere.
“Good UMNO Political Bureau meeting chaired by@NajibRazak. All senior office bearers in attendance. Positive mood,” he said in the post. – BERNAMA