PETALING JAYA: The special meeting of Malay Rulers will take place at 2.30pm on Wednesday (June 16), says Istana Negara.
In a statement on Tuesday (June 15), Istana Negara Comptroller of the Royal Household Datuk Ahmad Fadil Shamsuddin also said the Yang di-Pertuan Agong had granted both face-to-face and virtual audiences to 18 political party leaders over the past week.
Besides political leaders, Yang di-Pertuan Agong Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri’ayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billah Shah also granted an audience to Special Independent Committee on Emergency chairman Tun Ariffin Zakaria on Tuesday.
"During the sessions with the political leaders, the King had listened to their views regarding various issues.
"There is a need to explain here that the sessions with the political leaders were based on the initiative of the King and had to do with efforts to curb the spread of Covid-19 as well as their implementation during the period of Emergency.
"Following these sessions, the views of the political leaders will be represented at the special meeting of Malay Rulers on Wednesday (June 16), which will start at 2.30pm," said Ahmad Fadil.
Experts from various government agencies are also scheduled to give briefings on issues related to health, security, politics and the economy during the meeting.