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Johor Sultan Urges New Government To Be Formed As Soon As Possible

He made the statement on his Facebook page.

Cover image via Sultan Ibrahim Sultan Iskandar Facebook

In a video posted today, 10 May, Johor Sultan Ibrahim Almarhum Sultan Iskandar has asked for the new government to be formed as soon as possible

The video comes after Pakatan Harapan's win over Barisan Nasional in GE14. The coalition led by former premier Tun Dr Mahathir garnered 113 Parliamentary seats, giving them the edge over Barisan Nasional's 79 seats.  

He made the statement on his Facebook page. At the time of writing, the clip has garnered over 30,000 shares and more than 300,000 views.

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His statement, first spoken in BM then English, tells of the ruler's urgency for the formation of a new government as well as the appointment of a new prime minister. 

"To all my subjects, bangsa Johor, you must accept the voice of the people, to form the government – without wasting any more time. I'm also looking forward to working with the new government to the best of my subjects. Therefore, the government must be appointed, now, without wasting any more time – including the prime minister," he said.

In closing, he congratulated parties that were successful and had achieved their goals in GE14. You can watch the full video here:

SULTAN JOHOR MAHU SUARA RAKYAT DIHORMATI

SULTAN JOHOR MAHU SUARA RAKYAT DIHORMATI - 10 Mei 2018 #sultanjohor #royalpressoffice

Posted by Sultan Ibrahim Sultan Iskandar on Wednesday, 9 May 2018

On that note, here's the procedure of swearing in a new prime minister according to the Federal Constitution:

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