Terengganu Menteri Besar Ahmad Razif Abdul Rahman (right) answering a question during the state assembly sitting at Wisma Darul Iman today. Pix by Rozainah Zakaria

KUALA TERENGGANU: Terengganu Menteri Besar Ahmad Razif Abdul Rahman says the political stand-off between him and his predecessor, Kijal assemblyman Datuk Seri Ahmad Said, has come to an end.

He said it was time for party leaders to move forward by focusing on the development agenda for the rakyat, as well as on the 14th General Election.

"The problem (political turmoil) is not just my problem, it is a party problem and there is a need to iron it out collectively.

"Alhamdulillah (Praise be to God), it has already been resolved. As you could see, nothing happened at the assembly sitting (today). The session ran smoothly without any hiccups.

"This is possible because Umno leaders has the spirit and determination to safeguard their own party for the benefit of the people. Whatever decision we have taken is meant for solidarity, nothing else," he told reporters at the end of the state assembly sitting here today.

Earlier, speculation was rife that the assembly sitting today would be a fiery one, as Ahmad was tipped to create a stir following his public spat with Razif.

He was subjected to media attention as soon as he arrived at the august house this morning

However, the heat simmered down when Ahmad left Wisma Darul Iman during the break.

Ahmad remained quiet inside the assembly sitting and did not participate in any of the debates.

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