Art Harun’s nomination as speaker ‘nothing to do with brother being A-G’


Ravin Palanisamy

Federal Territories Minister Annuar Musa (centre) along with Kuala Lumpur mayor Nor Hisham Ahmad Dahlan (right) visiting the Selayang wholesale market in Kuala Lumpur today. – The Malaysian Insight pic by Najjua Zulkefli, June 30, 2020.

OUTGOING Election Commission chief Azhar Azizan Harun was nominated as the next Dewan Rakyat speaker because of his legal background, said Barisan Nasional secretary-general Annuar Musa.

Azhar’s nomination by the Perikatan Nasional government also has nothing to do with his brother Idrus Harun being the attorney-general, Annuar said.


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  • Im confused. Is Art Harun an MP? The Speaker is normally elected by all MPs from the floor of the House. If this is true, the EC is likely to become the extended arm of PN and the old corruption will be the order of the day.

    Posted 1 week ago by Malaysia New hope