King consents to lift Emergency in Sarawak


KUCHING: The King has consented to lift the Emergency in Sarawak earlier than its scheduled end next February, paving the way for the state election to be held.

Yang di-Pertuan Agong Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri'ayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billah Shah agreed to the decision after receiving a request from Sarawak Governor Tun Abdul Taib Mahmud during an audience on Tuesday (Nov 2), followed by a meeting with Prime Minister Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob on Wednesday (Nov 3).

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