Malaysia’s Parliament to Adjourn Early on Virus Concerns

Malaysia’s parliament will adjourn at 1pm local time on Monday, according to Dewan Rakyat Speaker Azhar Azizan Harun.

  • Parliament will reconvene on Tuesday at 10am
  • Several senate staff were infected with the coronavirus: Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department Takiyuddin Hassan
  • Parliament may shorten proceedings to half a day for just this week: Takiyuddin
    • Parliament will seek approval to shorten proceedings on a daily basis
  • Decision was made at a meeting with leaders of all parties, and approved by the lower house

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