MPs to submit choice of premier in writing to the King by 4 pm tomorrow (Aug 18)

Azhar Azizan Harun

By Adrian Lim

KUCHING, Aug 17: All members of Parliament (MPs) are given the deadline of 4 pm tomorrow to submit their written choice of prime minister candidacy to Istana Negara.

According to MalayMail Online, parliamentary Speaker Datuk Azhar Azizan Harun has issued a notice this morning calling on all MPs to do so following a decree from the Yang di-Pertuan Agong Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri’ayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billah Shah.

Azhar said the notice was issued in accordance with Article 43(2)(a) of the Federal Constitution.

“With this, I am issuing a notice to have you submit a declaration which clearly states one MP whom you believe can be the 9th Prime Minister,” he said in the notice. — DayakDaily