It was a pleasant surprise to everyone when Council of Eminent persons was established just after GE14.
Obviously it must be Tun Mahathir’s idea or else someone might have advised him the importance to have a another body to advise him, so
Tun himself is not seen as authoritarian in decision making. Very useful because during his premiership, one can hear Tun was being authoritarian.
CEP consist of experts from different walks of life. We have an economist, business tycoon, former finance minister, former petroleum company president and a former governor.
They have vast experiences and knowledge which could be shared with our Premier to make the best decision for the Rakyat.