After Agong’s decree, speaker must meet PM to fix sitting date, DAP says


Dewan Rakyat speaker Azhar Azizan Harun should restore Parliament now that the Agong has said it can sit even during a state of emergency, says Lim Guan Eng. – The Malaysian Insight file pic, February 25, 2021.

DEWAN Rakyat Speaker Azhar Azizan Harun must immediately meet the Prime Minister to set a date for Parliament to sit, following the Yang di-Pertuan Agong Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri’ayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billah Shah’s decree yesterday that the state of emergency does not prevent the legislature from sitting, DAP secretary-general Lim Guan Eng said.

Azhar should do this to uphold and defend Parliament by restoring its function and responsibility under the federal constitution, the Bagan MP said.


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