Abang Johari (centre) visits the Kemena-Jepak Bridge project.

BINTULU: “We were just having drink (coffee), and have a light talk and fun,” quipped Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg when describing his recent meeting with the Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin in Kuala Lumpur.

Elaborating, he said that Gabungan Parti Sarawak (GPS) was behind Muhyiddin’s leadership and believed that he (Muhyiddin) could bring Malaysia into becoming a thriving nation post Covid-19 pandemic.

When pressed further on the outcome of the meeting, Abang Johari jokingly told a group of journalists here that: “When boss calls and wants to see us, we just go.” (Bila bos nunggah, kami pergilah).

In the meeting on Wednesday, all leaders of political parties in the Perikatan Nasional (PN) Plus alliance including GPS met with the Prime Minister in Putrajaya.

Abang Johari however, kept mum when asked on the election and whether his ‘meeting’ with PM was a sign for early election.

“I was busy coming to Bintulu and inspecting the methanol plant in Tanjong Kidurong,” he said smiling.

He believed that the Rakyat wanted a stable and peaceful nation.

“At this time, you need to have a government that really can manage the rakyat,…I want to see political stability in order to move forward and for the state to have a bright future,” he added.

Earlier, Abang Johari visited the Kemena-Jepak Bridge project here.

Also present were State Secretary Datuk Jaul Samion, Bintulu MP cum prime minister’s special envoy to China Datuk Seri Tiong King Sing, Minister in the Chief Minister’s Department (Intergrity and Ombudsman) Datuk Talip Zulpilip and Assistant Minister of Infrastructure and Ports Development Datuk Julaihi Narawi.