KUALA LUMPUR – The motion of confidence to determine the legitimacy of Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob as the ninth Prime Minister of Malaysia is not listed in the Dewan Rakyat Order paper for the upcoming sitting.
The latest development was shared by the Member of Parliament (MP) of Lembah Pantai, Fahmi Fadzil in a Twit.
He said, the motions listed in the Order Paper of Dewan Rakyat were related to the selection Deputy Speaker, Dewan Rakyat’s order to the Inspector-General of Police (IGP) to not stop MPs from going to the Parliament.
“Just received the Order Paper from @MYParlimen
“First question 14/9 by Jempol, followed by Port Dickson.
“No motion of confidence on PM9 @IsmailSabri60,” he twitted.
The Dewan Rakyat is scheduled to sit from 13 September until 12 October.
Yang di-Pertuan Agong Al-Sultan Abdullah has decreed for the new Prime Minister to motion for a confidence vote at the Dewan Rakyat as soon as possible.
The Comptroller of the Royal Household, Datuk Indera Ahmad Fadil Shamsuddin said in a statement earlier that His Majesty gave the order so that the Ninth Prime Minister can prove his legitimacy that he has the majority support of the Dewan Rakyat members.
However, Attorney-General Tan Sri Idrus Harun said that there is no need to prove the legitimacy of the Prime Minister and the government was formed according to the law. According to him, the Yang di-Pertuan Agong has granted His Majesty’s consent in appointing Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob in line with Article 40(2)(a) and 43(2)(a) of the Federal Constitution. – MalaysiaGazette