Palace puts up, takes down ‘parliament must sit’ post 


The king has decreed that the Dewan Rakyat must convene as soon as possible. – The Malaysian Insight file pic, June 18, 2021.

FACEBOOK and Instagram posts of the Yang di-Pertuan Agong’s decree for parliament to sit were removed minutes after they were published because they were “old posts”, palace officials said.

But many who spotted the posts before they were swiftly taken down believe they were new. In the posts, the king’s order that “Parlimen perlu diadakan secepat mungkin” (parliament must convene as soon as possible) was highlighted in bold.


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