PETALING JAYA – The Dewan Rakyat Speaker Datuk Azhar Azizan Harun today said that it received more than 16 parliamentary motions of no-confidence against Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin.
According to Azhar, they have listed all 16 no-confidence motions from the MPs received in the Order Paper and that he was scrutinising each motions for inclusion into the Parliamentary agenda once the Lower House resumes on November 2.
Azhar added that mamy more motions they received apart from focusing on the upcoming tabling of the Budget 2021 and that they will arrange them according to government business.
Of the total of 16 MPs who filed the no-confidence bid, 11 are from Amanah and five from Mahathir Mohamad’s Parti Pejuang Tanah Air. All of them have submitted notices to Azhar seeking to table the motion.
Muhyiddin’s Perikatan Nasional government came under question when Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim met Yang di-Pertuan Agong Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri’ayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billah Shah and claimed he has a formidable majority to form a new government.
According to the Rules 15 (1) and (2) of the Standing Orders, it states that government affairs shall have the priority over other matters and arranged in accordance of government consideration. The Parliament will resume from November 2 to December 15.