MP SPEAKS | His Majesty, the Yang Di-Pertuan Agong, as well as their majesties the Malay Rulers were absolutely correct in their belief that a state of emergency is not necessary for Malaysia. This should be respected by all Malaysians.
No one denies the threats posed by the Covid-19 pandemic to our country. The situation remains serious and in Sabah especially, tragic.
But no other nation in the world has responded to it by suspending its democratic processes or proroguing its legislature. We must get rid of this idea that politics is somehow a barrier to good or efficient governance – in fact, they cannot exist without each other.
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