‘Work Together and closely,” says the King.
The King of Malaysia, Tengku Mizan Zainal Abidin today called on the members of the Malaysian Parliament to work together with the Prime Minister to make
This is the first session of the Malaysian Parliament for this year. There are many bills on the table that needed clearing fast. Among the bills that have to be shelved aside first are the Government and Services Tax that have met vocal scrutiny not only from the Opposition but also from the common public.
A bill on the new economic model is also bound for discussion this week.
Another interesting factor this time around is the notable number of independents who opted to be free from pressures coming from both sides of the chamber. Even though independent members of Parliament are quite common in this country, their numbers are never this big. These seven MP’s can even decide whether the constitution can be amended or not.
For the Opposition, order among their ranks is a thing of the past. Anwar can no longer boast he can topple the government as he had done after the election of 2008. Now, even his designation as leader of the Opposition is under siege.