"The leadership change will definitely take place at the right time. " -- Prime Minister Abdullah Ahmad Badawi on the right (and best) time for him to step down and for his deputy, Najib Abdul Razak to take over.
Abdullah said he and Najib had "reached an agreement on the right time for a leadership change".
He said this in Kota Baru today.
Obviously, the next question is -- when is the "right and best time"?
Sorry, folks. OF COURSE, our PM is not going to divulge when that is. It's between Najib and him.
It's for us to find out.
"Datuk Seri Najib and I have decided on the right time for me to hand over the premiership to him. We've no problems and we enjoy good working relations," the Prime Minister told senior government officials and community leaders at a luncheon in Kota Baru. He is in Kelantan for a one-day visit.
Abdullah had earlier chaired a two-hour Kelantan Umno meeting.
The Bernama report (in the Star) H E R E.
Hmm..I'm guessing it'll be after the Umno elections in December. Next year, naturally. No sooner, no later?
The month? Your guess is as good as mine.