Agong to meet Malay Rulers on Friday

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Yang di-Pertuan Agong, Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri’ayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billah Shah will hold a special meeting with the Malay Rulers on Friday to discuss matters pertaining to the prime ministerial candidate and the government.


day reported that the meeting is scheduled to start at 2.30pm at the Istana Negara on August 20.

According to the sources, the meeting is important as the King wants the appointment of Malaysia’s ninth prime minister to be conducted properly as there have been incidents in the past when several lawmakers were alleged to have hedged their bets on their choice of PM.

“There have been cases, in the past, where MPs were known to have more than one SD in their declaration of support

“The result is that the public no longer has trust in these documents. So, the palace wants to get this done properly,” one source was quoted as saying.