The maiden budget passed by Dewan Rakyat with a voice note


This evening The inaugural budget 2021 of Perikatan Nasional was passed in the Dewan Rakyat. Following the winding-up speech of Finance Minister Datuk Seri Tengku Zafrul Abdul Aziz’s Budget, Speaker Datuk AzharAzizan Harun called for a voice vote, with both state and opposition representatives making themselves heard without a strong vocal majority. Later on, AzharAzizan announced that the people opposing the bill were a lot less than the ones who were in favour of the bill. Around 13 lawmakers were against the bill, and they are insufficient as the minimum number has to be 15.


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