• İstanbul 2 °C
  • Ankara 1 °C

Malaysian parliament approves record 2021 budget

Malaysian parliament approves record 2021 budget
Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin secures support for $79B federal budget

By Riyaz ul Khaliq

ANKARA (AA) – The government of Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin on Thursday sighed relief as the Malaysian parliament passed the budget for 2021.

Speaker Azhar Azizan Harun said the record 322.5 billion ringgit ($79 billion) budget was passed through a voice vote, the state-run Bernama news agency reported.

Former premier Mahathir Mohamad, who was replaced by Muhyiddin in March, had said yesterday he and his allies would vote against the bill.

The ruling Perikatan Nasional coalition enjoys a thin majority in the 222-member parliament.

The approval has avoided a political crisis, and is being seen as a blow to opposition chief Anwar Ibrahim, who claims he has the majority support in the house locally known as Dewan Rakyat.

The budget, tabled three weeks ago, will now proceed to the committee stage debate, which will last at least until Dec. 15.

source: News Feed
This news is a total 27 time has been read
UYARI: Küfür, hakaret, rencide edici cümleler veya imalar, inançlara saldırı içeren, imla kuralları ile yazılmamış,
Türkçe karakter kullanılmayan ve büyük harflerle yazılmış yorumlar onaylanmamaktadır.
This news yet comment has been added .
Other News
All Rights Reserved © May 2014 US Muslims | Unauthorized and the resources published.
Haber Scripti: CM Bilişim