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Committee for Ending Emergency Declaration meets Opposition reps as it preps for audience with Agong

Committee for Ending Emergency Declaration meets Opposition reps as it preps for audience with Agong
KUALA LUMPUR, April 30 — The Committee for Ending the Emergency Declaration has held a meeting with Opposition representatives ahead of its audience with Yang di-Pertuan Agong Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri’ayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billah Shah. Its chairman Khalid Samad, however, did not disclose when the...

KUALA LUMPUR, April 30 — The Committee for Ending the Emergency Declaration has held a meeting with Opposition representatives ahead of its audience with Yang di-Pertuan Agong Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri’ayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billah Shah.“After discussions with representatives from the Opposition parties, the Committee for Ending the Emergency Declaration agreed to inform the Yang di-Pertuan Agong of the adverse effects of the Emergency on Malaysia,” he said in a statement.“Based on all the information gathered, we are confident that everyone will agree that ending the Emergency is the best way to save our country,” Khalid added in the statement.Its chairman Khalid Samad, however, did not disclose when the audience with the Agong is expected to take place.

The Shah Alam MP said that the committee will meet with as many stakeholders as possible, such as the business community, non-governmental organisations and associations, in the near future to shore up its preparations for its audience with the Agong.On April 22, the committee received an invitation from Istana Negara, as signed by the Agong’s senior private secretary, Colonel (Rtd) Datuk Nazim Mohd Alim, informing it that the monarch had consented to an audience.

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