Dr M: Covid-19 emergency only strengthened PM's position

Modified 25 May 2021, 2:47 am

Rather than achieving its aim of reducing Covid-19 infections, former premier Dr Mahathir Mohamad said the ongoing emergency has only succeeded to strengthen Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin's position and powers, going above and beyond any law or constitutional provisions.

"It is very clear that the emergency failed to control the Covid-19 pandemic.

"From 2,000 cases a day when the emergency was declared, the number of daily cases now have increased to nearly 7,000 cases...

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