The Ismail Sabri government and the official opposition, Pakatan Harapan, have signed a historic Memorandum of Understanding for transformation and political stability, marking an attempt at multi-partisan collaboration facilitated by key institutional reforms such as parliamentary reforms, a mechanism to curb political defections, term limits for the prime minister, an upgrade of the status of parliamentary select committees, and equal constituency development funds for government and PH parliamentarians.
Will the MoU work to transform and professionalise our politics? Will it bring better pandemic and economic governance?
What may be the obstacles?
Asli brings you a panel discussion on the MoU with Law Minister Wan Junaidi Tuanku Jaafar, former Deputy Speaker Azalina Othman Said, PH parliamentarian Anthony Loke and political scientist Prof Wong Chin Huat.