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Malaysia has its first parliament meeting for the first time in 2021

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The first parliament meeting kicked off in Kuala Lumpur on Monday, 26 July 2021 after 8 months of break since 17 December 2020.

The Dewan Rakyat (House of Representatives) sitting is the first meeting after it had been suspended since Sultan Abdullah approved a state of emergency in January 2021.

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Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin began his speech over an hour after the sitting began.

In his 40-minute speech, the Prime Minister did not address the opposition’s assertions but detailed his administration’s policies on COVID-19 national recovery plan.

“The important thing is that we must show solidarity in facing these difficult times.” he said. “Let’s not argue and point fingers.”

Wilfred Tan
Former journalist cum editor. I lead the content creation process at News Asia Today. From the awesome country of Malaysia.