Opposition stages walkout after Speaker rules Guan Eng will not face Parliamentary committee

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  • Wednesday, 17 Jul 2019

KUALA LUMPUR: Dewan Rakyat Speaker Datuk Seri Mohamad Ariff Md Yusoff decided that Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng does not have to face Parliament's Rights and Privileges Committee, leading to a brief walkout by Opposition MPs.

The incident was sparked after Mohamad Ariff ruled that there were no grounds to refer Lim to the committee over his statement that RM15mil in GST refunds was “stolen” by the previous Barisan Nasional administration, denying a motion filed by Opposition leader Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob.

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