Malaysia PM Says Govt Signs Pact with Opposition on Political Stability

By Asharq Al-Awsat
Former Deputy Prime Minister Ismail Sabri Yaakob waves to media as he leave after meeting with the King at national palace in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Thursday, Aug. 19, 2021. (AP)

Malaysian Prime Minister Ismail Sabri Yaakob on Monday said the government has signed an agreement with the main opposition bloc on political transformation and stability.

The memorandum of understanding includes strengthening of the country's COVID-19 plan, transformation of governance, and parliamentary reforms, the prime minister said in a statement.

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