Malaysia’s king will meet with the country’s other royal leaders to discuss proposals by Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin, with media reports saying the government plans to declare a state of emergency to try to control the coronavirus pandemic. The king understands the need for continuity in the country’s administration to combat the threat of Covid-19, the palace said in a statement on Saturday. He called for patience for a decision on the proposals, it said. […] Kuala Lumpur to discuss the government proposals, after which the king will deliver a decision to Muhyiddin, The Star reported Saturday, citing people it didn’t identify. […] Opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim on Oct. 13 said he had the backing of more than 120 of Malaysia’s 222 MPs, and urged the prime minister to resign.
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