Malaysian lawmakers agree to not dissolve house before end-July 2022

The Malaysian government will not dissolve the parliament before the end of July 2022, according to a deal signed with the opposition aimed at maintaining political stability while the country recovers from its COVID-19 crisis.

Malaysia has seen upheaval since the 2018 election defeat of the United Malays National Organization (UMNO) after more than 60 years at the country's helm amid widespread corruption allegations.

(Cover: Malaysian lawmakers attend a session of the lower house of the parliament in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, July 13, 2020. /Reuters)

Source(s): Reuters

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