Six states agree to dissolve state assemblies in last two weeks of June
KUALA LUMPUR - Six states with impending state elections have agreed to dissolve their state assemblies in the final two weeks of June, Selangor Menteri Besar Datuk Seri Amirudin Shari said today.
“Alhamdulillah the six of us had the opportunity for an afternoon tea in Kuala Lumpur in conjunction with the Conference of Rulers held these two days.
“In short, we reached a consensus to consider the dissolution of our respective state assemblies in the last two weeks of June,” he said in a pictorial statement uploaded on the Selangor Menteri Besar’s personal Facebook on Wednesday.
Also present were Terengganu Menteri Besar Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Samsuri Mokhtar, Kedah Menteri Besar Datuk Seri Muhammad Sanusi Md Nor, Kelantan Menteri Besar Datuk Ahmad Yakob, Penang chief minister Chow Kon Yeow and Negri Sembilan Menteri Besar Datuk Seri Aminuddin Harun.
Amirudin said the consensus will surely be informed and discussed with respective parties before being presented for the approval of the Sultana, Yang Dipertuan Besar of Negri Sembilan and the Yang di-Pertua of Penang.
“Hopefully this understanding can facilitate the people’s efforts to celebrate democracy in the future, Insya-Allah,” he said.