1.32pm: PKR source says that the sultan had asked Mohd Nizar to step down as menteri besar to allow a smooth transistion of power at their brief meeting today but the latter had refused to do so.
1.30pm: Najib just ended his Perak Umno meeting and left the party’s state headquarters without calling a press conference. It is learnt there was a discussion on who to be appointed as new menteri besar.
1.25pm: Najib is still at the Umno meeting. However, it is learnt that he will not be holding a press conference after the meeting.
1.05pm: Perak MB Mohd Nizar leaves the palace. He waved and smiled at reporters. He just said: “Good signs. Alhamdulliah.” His meeting with the sultan lasted 15 minutes. He had entered the palace at 12.50pm.
Mohd Nizar will be holding a press conference along with Pakatan leader Anwar Ibrahim and DAP leader Lim Guan Eng at 3pm. Read more here