Shouts of ‘resign, treason’ in Dewan Rakyat following Agong’s revelation

Chan Kok Leong Alfian Z.M. Tahir

Debating in the Dewan Rakyat is suspended until 2.30pm, following an angry exchange in this morning’s session where MPs learnt the king had not been informed of the government’s recent move to revoke ordinances without consent. – The Malaysian Insight file pic, July 29, 2021.

OPPOSITION MPs have called for the resignation of Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin as well as Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department (Law and Parliament) Takiyuddin Hassan after Istana Negara today revealed Yang di-Pertuan Agong Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri’ayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billah Shah was not aware the government had revoked the emergency ordinances.

Opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim (Port Dickson-PH) demanded Muhyiddin (Pagoh-PN) step down following the government’s blunder in announcing the end of emergency last Monday without tabling it in the Dewan Rakyat, or receiving royal approval.

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