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Prime Minister Najib Tun Razak said the Barisan Nasional coalition was doing all it can to build bridges with Pakatan Rakyat in the name of national reconciliation, including meeting with the Menteris Besar of opposition-led states.
“The government is trying its best to form good relations with all quarters, including states led by opposition parties,” Najib said today in a written parliamentary reply to a question on national reconciliation from Abdul Hadi Awang (Marang-BN).
“For example, the federal government has met with the Menteri Besar and leaders of Kelantan, to pave the way for cooperation in our efforts to develop that state,” wrote Najib. Najib said that the government had also witnessed the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between the federal and Selangor state governments, which finally put an end to the opposition state’s water woes. “In fact, more recently, the government officiated the second bridge in Penang, which was later announced as the Abdul Halim Mu’adzam Shah Bridge. This initiative was started by the federal government, eventhough Penang is ruled by the Opposition,” he pointed out.