KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 17 — All MPs have until 4pm tomorrow to submit in writing to Istana Negara their candidate for the next prime minister.
Dewan Rakyat Speaker Datuk Azhar Azizan Harun issued a notice this morning instructing the MPs to do so, following a decree from the Yang di-Pertuan Agong.
Azhar in the letter said this is in accordance with Article 43 (2)(a) of the Federal Constitution.
“With this I am issuing a notice to have you submit a declaration which clearly states one MP whom you believe can be the 9th Prime Minister,” he said in the notice.
This letter has been confirmed by the Speaker’s Office.
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