PM To Propose Ex-EC Chairman & Ex-BN Minister To Replace Dewan Rakyat Speakers Next Week
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The motion to dismiss the current Dewan Rakyat Speaker and Deputy Speaker will be tabled in the upcoming parliamentary sitting with former Election Commission (EC) chairman Datuk Azhar Azizan Harun aka Art Harun and UMNO’s Datuk Seri Azalina Othman Said to replace them.
Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin is expected to bring the motion on the 13th July sitting for Dewan Rakyat Speaker Tan Sri Datuk Mohamad Ariff Md Yusof and Deputy Speaker Nga Ko Ming to vacate their positions.
PKR’s Member of Parliament (MP) for Lembah Pantai Ahmad Fahmi Mohamed Fadzil revealed on social media the motion stated in the Order Paper distributed to parliamentarians prior to the sitting.
Baru terima buku Aturan Urusan Mesyuarat dan Usul-usul bagi sidang yang bakal bermula 13 Julai ini.— Fahmi Fadzil (@fahmi_fadzil) July 7, 2020
Kami akan pertahan Yang di-Pertua Dewan Rakyat dan Timbalan. pic.twitter.com/CnzdaeCGqW
Art Harun was appointed as EC chairman in September 2018 during the Pakatan Harapan administration and was reported to have served his notice at the end of June.
Azalina had served as minister in charge of law and parliament during the Barisan Nasional administration and is currently the MP for Pengerang.
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