Subsequent to Muhyiddin's resignation as Prime Minister on 16 August 2021 after the loss of the government's amid the , was dissolved.
The position of was kept vacant.
To be sure, the Barisan Nasional under Ismail Sabri is not the same coalition Mahathir Mohamad helmed between 1981 and 2003.
Currently, even the Sarawak-based parties are not formally part of the coalition, and no one can stop them from considering carrots from the opposition.
The Malaysia Competition Act of 2010 was introduced under Ismail's tenure to regulate competition in the private sector.
Although the traders are all Malay, Ismail calls on the minorities to support the mall.