This is if MPs agree to restore Sabah and Sarawak's status as equal partners, says Shafie.
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UPDATED 3.58PM | The Sabah chief minister urges party members to remain calm and focus on developing the state.
Umno leader Tajuddin Abdul Rahman believes this is part of Mahathir's 'divide and rule' strategy.
This is in accordance to an agreement reached at GE14, he says.
The chief minister says the matter must be closely analysed to avoid disputes and marginalisation of ethnic groups.
Shafie Apdal says he wants the meeting to be a new approach in protecting the state's east coast.
However, CM says discussions with Putrajaya on the matter will take some time.
Sabah CM says security must be at the best possible level despite the limited manpower and funds.
Sabah CM says surplus involves a RM40.43m increase, estimates revenue collection next year to be RM4.27 billion.
He says the issue is about the 'sanctity and interpretation of Sabah’s Constitution and the Yang di-Pertua’s powers'.
Judge Yew Jen Kie is scheduled to decide the bid filed by Musa to challenge Shafie’s appointment as CM.
'Whoever we are, this country belongs to all of us,' says Shafie Apdal.
Sabah CM warns those debating the significance of both celebrations against being carried away by emotion.
Shafie sought to strike out the suit on the grounds that Musa had no valid reason to challenge his appointment.
The annual allocation will be given in the form of subsidies, says Mohd Shafie Apdal.
CM says what is contained in Harapan manifesto differs slightly from what Sabah asked for.
The suit is continuing by way of an originating summons, says the former Sabah CM's counsel.
The document aims at solving the issue of shortage of workers in the sector, Mohd Shafie Apdal says.
Shafie Apdal also dismisses the need for a media council as the press needs to be independent.
CM Shafie Apdal says eliminating overlaps will reduce wastage of government resources.
Abang Johari says the meeting was on Dr M's invitation for a belated Harvest Festival celebration.
Hap Seng Group wants to invest in existing sectors including palm oil and cement, says Mohd Shafie Apdal.
This is for allowing opposition reps to be sworn-in without informing the state gov't, says Shafie Apdal.
Mohd Shafie Apdal says while the state may lose the royalty, it will gain in the long run by creating more jobs.