United Malays National Organisation (UMNO) President Ahmad Zahid Hamidi (L) and Pan-Malaysian Islamic Party (PAS) President Hadi Awang hold hands during Ummah Unity Gathering in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Sep 14, 2019. REUTERS

Malaysia's two oldest political parties formalise pact

The union between UMNO and PAS promises that political power will return to the ethnic Malay-Muslims should they win in the next polls due in 3 years