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Shafie Apdal exits the palace – Malaysiakini

For the second day, a number of senior politicians are scheduled to meet the Yang di-Pertuan Agong Sultan Abdullah Sultan Ahmad Shah at the Istana Negara.

Yesterday, the Agong met with Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin as part of a weekly pre-cabinet meeting before then holding audiences with opposition leaders Anwar Ibrahim, Lim Guan Eng and Mohamad Sabu.

It is understood that the Covid-19 pandemic situation and the ending of the emergency are among the issues expected to be discussed at the meetings.

Malaysiakini reports from the ground.


Warisan leader exits the palace

4:20pm: A gray Range Rover belonging to Warisan president Shafie Apdal leaves the palace.

The car drives off accompanied by two police outriders.

He does not stop to address the media.

Shafie spent about an hour in the Istana.


Tuan Ibrahim: Covid-19, emergency and Parliament were discussed

3:45pm: Following his audience with the Agong this morning, PAS deputy president Tuan Ibrahim Tuan Man said they had discussed “Covid-19 issues, the emergency and Parliament sitting”.

In a statement on Facebook, Tuan Man said he represented the Islamist party on behalf of president Abdul Hadi Awang, who is hospitalised at the National Heart Institute.

“His Majesty was very open and friendly during the discussion but he was serious when talking about issues on Covid-19 cases that are happening.

“PAS is part of the government and will continue to support the (government’s) stance in handling the Covid-19 pandemic,” he said, thanking the Agong for his time.


Shafie’s turn for audience with Agong 

3:15PM: An aide to Warisan president Shafie Apdal says he has arrived for his audience with the Agong…

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