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Dewan Rakyat Speaker Slammed By MPs After Disallowing Debate On Historic Floods

today20 December 2021


(Source: Vincent Thian/AP)

Malaysia’s lower house of Parliament, the Dewan Rakyat, earlier today descended into a shouting match as multiple Members of Parliament (MP) called for a debate of the recent historic floods – the aftermath of which is still being felt in many states across the peninsular.

(Source: The Guardian)

β€œThis has affected thousands of victims. The relevant ministers should state the efforts being taken and what is in store for them (the victims),” said DAP secretary-general Lim Guan Eng.

β€œSome have taken refuge on their roofs, and this is happening in the Klang Valley, the most developed area in Malaysia.”

His calls for a parliamentary enquiry was echoed by other Opposition MPs – namely Amanah President Mohamad Sabu, vice-president Hanipa Maidin, and Jelutong MP RSN Rayer – reported Free Malaysia Today.

Bagan MP Lim Guan Eng (Source: Bernama)

However, Speaker of the Dewan Rakyat Azhar Azizan…

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Written by: Ahmad Hamizan

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