KUALA LUMPUR, June 14 -- PAS has called upon all political parties and NGOs across the board to assist the government in managing and resolving the grave emergency posed by the Covid-19 pandemic.

Its secretary-general Datuk Seri Takiyuddin Hassan said the party agrees with Umno's elections director Datuk Seri Tajuddin Abdul Rahman on his remarks that Umno will not push Putrajaya to hold the 15th general election in the near future, due to Covid-19.

"PAS considers the remarks to be accurate and timely, seeing as how the focus of the entire government machinery is to combat the pandemic, which has yet to subside both domestically and internationally," he said in a statement.

Takiyuddin added that political parties should focus on helping...