ISKANDAR PUTERI, Aug 12 — The Johor State Assembly sitting which began today was adjourned until next Sunday (Aug 22) to make way for COVID-19 risk assessment.
Speaker Suhaizan Kaiat said the adjournment was also to enable the State Assembly management to increase the level of safety for everyone involved against the spread of the coronavirus.
“As advised by His Majesty based on the risk assessment done by the State Health Department, and to enable the State Assembly management to increase safety level and ensure compliance with the standard operating procedures to curb the spread of COVID-19.
“…under Standing Order 7 (3) of the Johor State Assembly, I hereby adjourn the meeting until 9.30 am Sunday, Aug 22, 2021. InsyaAllah.”
He said after the opening speech by the Sultan of Johor Sultan Ibrahim Almarhum Sultan Iskandar on the first day of the fourth meeting of the 14th State Assembly at Sultan Ismail Building, Kota Iskandar, near here.