Dewan Rakyat still needs 'outsider' as speaker for now, says Bersatu leader

Zulaikha Zulkifli

Modified 18 Jul 2018, 11:13 am

Pakatan Harapan can only fulfil its election manifesto to appoint a Dewan Rakyat speaker from among elected lawmakers after the parliamentary institution has been reformed, a Bersatu leader said today.

Bersatu strategic and policy bureau deputy director Wan Saiful Wan Jan said that until then, Parliament must be led by an "outsider" like former Court of Appeal judge Mohamad Ariff Md Yusof who was appointed as speaker on Monday...

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