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S'wak optimistic state polls will be held once emergency lifted

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The Sarawak government respects the proclamation of emergency by Yang di-Pertuan Agong Sultan Abdullah Sultan Ahmad Shah to contain Covid-19, but remains optimistic the 12th state election will be held as soon as it is revoked.

Chief Minister Abang Johari Openg said the emergency was declared in accordance with the provisions in the Federal Constitution, and Sarawak accepts this.

“If the situation improves and the Agong is convinced there have been a lot of improvements, he (Agong) can issue another proclamation in which the emergency can be lifted in some parts of Malaysia,” Abang Johari said...

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