Agong declares emergency until August 1

The Yang di-Pertuan Agong will lift the state of emergency when the number of Covid-19 cases drops, says the comptroller of the royal household. – The Malaysian Insight file pic, January 12, 2021.

YANG di-Pertuan Agong Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri’ayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billah Shah has declared a state of emergency for the country until August 1 to curb the increasing number of Covid-19 infections.

The king consented to this after granting an audience to Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin, who carried a proposal from the cabinet yesterday.

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