Malaysia

Selangor concurs state elections be held with parliamentary election

SHAH ALAM, Feb 19 – The Selangor government agrees that the state election be held together with parliamentary election and leaves it to the Election Commission to fix the date.

Menteri Besar Tan Sri Abdul Khalid Ibrahim said there was consensus on the matter among all state assembly members from the opposition pact.

“We agree that the date of the general election be decided by the Election Commission and we have no objection that the state election be held simultaneously with the parliamentary election,” he said after officiating at an event, here, today.

Prior to this, Khalid had said that the date for the dissolution of the Selangor State Assembly would be announced after Chap Goh Meh following a meeting with opposition state assemblymen.

On the water issue, Abdul Khalid said he did not receive any complaint from investors in Selangor on treated water supply, noting that the number of foreign investors in the state last year was still high. – Bernama

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