Labour MP tables motion on 1MDB in UK Parliament

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A United Kingdom opposition MP has tabled an early day motion (EDM) in the House of Commons highlighting the 1MDB issue.

The motion by Ann Clwyd from the Labour Party stated that the House was alarmed by the allegation of misappropriation that supposedly took place in 1MDB, and encouraged the Malaysian government to allow international observers to be present in the 14th general election.

“(This is) to demonstrate its (Malaysia’s) commitment to free and fair elections, particularly given Malaysia will be taking up the Chair-in-Office of the Commonwealth in 2020.

“(The House) calls on the government to ensure that allegations of misappropriated funds from Malaysia having been used to buy assets in the UK is thoroughly investigated,” the motion read...

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