KUALA LUMPUR: Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Fadillah Yusof (pic) has moved the confidence motion in support of Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim’s leadership as Malaysia's 10th Prime Minister.
While tabling the motion, Fadillah (GPS-Petrajaya) said it was important for the unity government under Anwar’s premiership to secure the confidence of lawmakers in view of the projected economic downturn in 2023.
“This will strengthen the confidence of investors, the business community and the people,” he said, while adding that the support obtained will allow the unity government to render the best service to the people.
“Hence, with the leadership of the tenth Prime Minister and his unity, the government must be supported for the success of the country and the welfare of the people,” he added.
He said the government is committed to stabilise the political climate, strive for a prosperous economy, unite Malaysians of all races and uphold the country’s dignity in the international stage.
“With this, the House should take a stand and pledge complete support for the leadership of the Tambun MP as the Prime Minister to carry out his duty and responsibility,” he said.
He also acknowledged that this was the first time in history that a unity government is in power, following a hung parliament.
Fadillah said the unity government is committed to shoulder the people’s mandate. He said the government is committed towards executing several measures including crafting new strategies to prepare the country to face political, economic, social, and environmental changes challenges.
A total of 12 MP’s will debate the motion with Opposition MP Datuk Seri Hamzah Zainuddin (PN-Larut) being the first speaker.