One-day DUN sitting rescheduled to April 16

The Sarawak Legislative Assembly complex.

KUCHING, March 26: The one-day State Legislative Assembly (DUN) sitting which was scheduled for April 13 has been deferred to April 16.

This follows the extension of the movement control order (MCO) to Apri 14 as announced by Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin yesterday.

“We have changed the date to April 16,” said Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg during a press conference at Wisma Bapa Malaysia here today.

On March 19, the State Legislative Assembly Secretary’s office in a statement disclosed the first meeting of the fifth term of the 18th DUN will be held on April 13 for a day.

It explained that no opening ceremony or dinner in conjunction with the meeting will be held on that day.

As such, only the media, administrative staff, state assemblymen and heads of departments are allowed to attend the sitting.

Members of the public and visitors would not be allowed to attend the sitting as part of control measures to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus (Covid-19). — DayakDaily