In a Cabinet reshuffle today, Prime Minister Abdullah Badawi named his deputy Najib Razak as finance minister.
Abdullah, who was the finance minister, will take over Najib's defence portfolio, becoming minister of defence.
Abdullah also reportedly said Anwar Ibrahim is now a threat to economy and national security.
Abdullah Badawi said on 17th September 2008, that Opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim has now become a threat to the economy and national security.
The PM said Anwar’s actions had not only affected political stability but also economic stability.
“As a result of his actions, certain fund managers had made reports that
When he was asked on what action would be taken against him, Abdullah said the government would do what was needed.
See BERNAMA NSTP HERE
CNN reports: HERE
MALAYSIAN PM SAYS HE MIGHT RESIGN EARLY
Malaysia's Prime Minister Abdullah Badawi says he may hand over power to his deputy Najib Razak before the 2010 deadline he had set earlier.
The actions of the federal government under the leadership of Abdullah and Najib, have been much more of threat to the Malaysian economy and national security, than Anwar has been.
The PM & DPM exchanging portfolios will only make things go from bad to worse.
What has Abdullah in mind, detaining Anwar under the ISA, and / or declaring a state of emergency and then imposing martial law?
If he does he will be committing political suicide!
Abdullah will also be instrumental in destroying the national economy, and inciting civil unrest.
A fronte praecipitium a tergo lupi -
A precipice in front, wolves behind