By Siti Rohaizah Zainal
BANGI, July 11 — The Selangor government will propose to amend the rules of the State Legislative Assembly in order for a hybrid meeting to be held.
Menteri Besar Dato’ Seri Amirudin said the proposal will be brought forward to the state assembly sitting scheduled to reconvene on August 23.
“According to the rules and regulations of the Selangor government body, a hybrid sitting is not allowed and the state assemblymen have to be physically present.
“But due to the needs, we will temporarily amend the rules if we are to sit for a long duration of 10 to 11 days,” he said when met after a visit to the Bangi Avenue Convention Centre (BACC) vaccination centre, here yesterday.
Amirudin said several proposals will be raised including reviewing the state budget as to whether it requires additional allocations or restructuring, which requires to be passed at the state assembly.
On Friday, Amirudin had in a statement said that the Selangor State Legislative Assembly is scheduled to reconvene for nine days from August 23 after obtaining the consent of the Yang di-Pertuan Agong and Selangor Ruler Sultan Sharafuddin Idris Shah Alhaj.
The Sultan of Selangor is scheduled to grace the opening ceremony on August 23 and the session will start from August 24 to August 27; August 30; September 1 to September 3; and on September 6.