DEWAN RAKYAT APPROVES MOTION ON ROYAL ADDRESS

12 Jul 2013 11:19

KUALA LUMPUR, July 11 (Bernama) -- The Dewan Rakyat tonight approved the motion of thanks on the royal address at the opening the first meeting of the first session of the 13th Parliament on June 25.

Dewan Rakyat speaker Tan Sri Pandikar Amin Mulia announced that the motion was approved as it garnered more support than objection.

A motion for a division to be called was tabled by Datuk Shamsul Anuar Nasarah (BN-Lenggong).

Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak and his deputy, Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin also took part in the voting.

The sitting resumes Monday.

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