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PM gave me wide powers with NRC chairman role, says Muhyiddin

PETALING JAYA: The role of National Recovery Council (NRC) chairman comes with a wide scope of power, says Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin (pic), adding that Prime Minister Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob told him to "do as he used to before".

The former prime minister and Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia president said he met Ismail Sabri last week to seek clarification on his field of authority as NRC chairman.

Muhyiddin said there was now a difference in his role as NRC chairman compared to when he chaired it as prime minister.

"There is a difference in the perspective of power, authority and so on. But the good thing is that the Prime Minister told me "buat macam dulu" (do as you used to).

"This means that if there are any decisi

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Bill to penalise party-hopping in line with PM’s Malaysian Family vision, says Azalina

KUALA LUMPUR: The proposed Bill to penalise MPs who party-hop is in line with the spirit of the Malaysian Family concept mooted by Prime Minister Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob, says former deputy Dewan Rakyat speaker Datuk Seri Azalina Othman Said.

At a meeting with Ismail Sabri at Parliament on Monday (Sept 20), she declared her support on anti-party-hopping initiatives and other Parliamentary reforms.

"I'm confident that the Sacking of Members of Parliament Bill 2021, which I proposed is in line with the spirit of the Prime Minister's Malaysian Family concept," she told the media later.

On behalf of the Pengerang Umno division, Azalina also congratulated Ismail Sabri on his appointment as the country's ninth prime minister.

Azalina had re

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