Malaysia moving another step closer to a new prime minister


The main entrance to Istana Negara, Kuala Lumpur. – IZZRAFIQ ALIAS/The Star

PETALING JAYA: The Malay Rulers will have a special meeting at Istana Negara on Friday (Aug 20) afternoon to deliberate who should be appointed as the next prime minister of Malaysia.

The meeting – scheduled to take place at 2.30pm – is where the Yang di-Pertuan Agong is likely to inform Malay Rulers the decision of the verification exercise carried out over the past few days to confirm who is likely to have majority support of MPs in the Dewan Rakyat.

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