KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 31 2019 (Bernama) – Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad read out the instrument of proclamation signifying the ascension to the throne today of the Sultan of Pahang, Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri’ayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billah Shah, as the 16th Yang di-Pertuan Agong.
Sultan Abdullah, after being sworn in, signed the instrument of the proclamation at the ceremony at Istana Negara.
The instrument of proclamation reads: "It is so provided by Article 32 of the...[Continue Reading]
KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 31 2019 (Bernama) – The Sultan of Pahang, Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri’ayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billah Shah, was sworn in today as the new Yang di-Pertuan Agong in a ceremony steeped in tradition at Istana Negara here.
At the same ceremony, the Sultan of Perak, Sultan Nazrin Shah, took the oath of office as the Deputy Yang di-Pertuan Agong.
Their Majesties were elected to the office, respectively, by the Malay Rulers at the 251st (Special) Meeting of the Conference...[Continue Reading]
PETALING JAYA, Jan 29 (Bernama) -- Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said no final decision has been made on the East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) project.
“At this moment no final decision has been made, some decisions were made but now we have to find a better solution,” he told a press conference after chairing a Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia (Bersatu) meeting here today.
Asked to confirm that the project had not been called off, he said: “We are still...[Continue Reading]
PUTRAJAYA, Jan 29 2019 (Bernama) -- The government will look into introducing a new act to curb corrupt conduct in political funding, Prime Minister, Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad, said today.
He said political parties require funding to operate as the cost of political activities is getting higher.
"This is a very big problem where political parties need funding because without funding, they can’t function," he said at a press conference after launching the National...[Continue Reading]
KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 29 2019 (Bernama) -- The National Anti-Corruption Plan (NACP) is developed to achieve the aspiration of Malaysia to be known for its integrity and not corruption, said Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad.
He said before the 14th General Election on May 9, 2018, most Malaysians were disgusted with the rampant corruption in the country, involving the government, which was internationally described as kleptocracy.
"They expressed their disgust through the...[Continue Reading]