KUALA LUMPUR — Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin will serve as the caretaker prime minister until a successor is appointed, said Istana Negara via a press statement.
It is based on the Article of 40 (2) (a) and Article 43 (2) (a) of the Federal Constitution.
His Majesty YDP Agong also expressed his gratitude towards Muhyiddin Yassin and the Cabinet for managing the Covid-19 pandemic.
The Yang di-Pertuan Agong also expressed that he was not in favour of conducting fresh elections now due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
Below is the copy of the press release obtained from the Istana Negara Facebook.