KOTA BHARU – The Kelantan State Legislative Assembly has been dissolved simultaneously with the dissolution Parliament today to make way for the 14th general election (GE14).
Kelantan Menteri Besar, Datuk Ahmad Yakob said the dissolution of Kelantan assembly had received the consent of Kelantan Regent Dr Tengku Muhammad Faiz Petra after he was given an audience by the regent in the federal capital last night.
“I and the Deputy Menteri Besar (Datuk Mohd Amar Nik Abdullah) as well as members of the Kelantan State Executive Council met the regent last night and he consented to dissolve the 13th State Legislative Assembly today, April 7 2018.
“The Kelantan assembly was dissolved in accordance to Clause 2 Article 46 of the Kelantan state constitution,” he told a press conference at the Menteri Besar’s official residence here today.
Yesterday, Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak announced the dissolution of Parliament effective today and told state governments except Sarawak to dissolve their respective state assemblies to enable GE14 to be held simultaneously. – BERNAMA