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Why reconvening Parliament is crucial

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There have been growing demands for Parliament to reconvene urgently, with Deputy Speaker Azalina Othman Said and MPs from different political parties joining in on the calls.

BFM discusses the implications of Parliament’s closure during the pandemic with Thomas Fann, chairman of Bersih 2.0; Shankaran Nambiar, head of research at the Malaysian Institute of Economic Research; and Badrul Hisham Ismail, director of programmes at Iman Research.

They explain why allowing Parliament to function is crucial to ensure accountability in government spending, before looking at the bills on hold over the past year.

Produced by: Loo Juosie, Tasha Fusil, Kelvin Yee and Alia Zefri
Presented by: Lee Chwi Lynn and Sharmilla Ganesan

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