Dewan Rakyat to sit for half-day until Thursday

Dewan Rakyat to sit for half-day until Thursday

KUALA LUMPUR: The Dewan Rakyat sitting will be held for half-day beginning today until Thursday after it was adjourned at 1 pm yesterday as a precautionary measure following the spread of COVID-19 outbreak in the country.

The matter was proposed by Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department (Parliament and Law) Datuk Takiyuddin Hassan under Standing Order 12(1) before the question-and-answer session today and was seconded by Housing and Local Government Minister Zuraida Kamaruddin.

Several members of the house reacted to the motion, who requested Speaker Datuk Azhar Azizan Harun to explain the status of several Parliament’s staff, who was reported to have been tested positive for COVID-19.

— BERNAMA