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Thursday, 17 May 2018 | MYT 10:52 AM

Pakatan leaders gather for presidential council meeting, expected to discuss Anwar's role

PETALING JAYA: Several Pakatan Harapan leaders have arrived at the Yayasan Selangor here for a presidential council meeting.

The meeting is expected to discuss the role Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim will play in the Government.

By 10.30am Thursday (May 17), Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad who is Pakatan chairman, Anwar, Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia president Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin and DAP secretary-general Lim Guan Eng had arrived for the high-level meeting.

Parti Amanah Negara president Mohamad Sabu arrived at the venue slightly later at 10.36am.

Anwar 's wife, PKR president Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail, arrived at about 10.50am. A press conference is expected later at 1pm.

This is the first official meeting between all Pakatan leaders since Anwar's release on Wednesday (May 16).

The 70-year-old PKR leader had walked out of the Cheras Rehabilitation Hospital at 11.30am on Wednesday and headed straight to the Istana Negara for an audience with the Yang di-Pertuan Agong, who granted a full pardon and cleared him of his 2014 sodomy conviction.