Malaysia

Azalina confirmed as new deputy speaker

New Dewan Rakyat deputy speaker Azalina Othman Said.

KUALA LUMPUR: Pengerang MP Azalina Othman Said has been confirmed as the new deputy speaker of the Dewan Rakyat.

Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin tabled a motion on her appointment, which was supported by a voice vote.

New Speaker Azhar Harun said that according to Standing Order 6(2) and 4(3), Azalina is now the deputy speaker.

“The new deputy speaker, please take your seat,” Azhar said.

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