Parliament sitting to test Malaysian PM Ismail's grip on power

Prime Minister Ismail Sabri Yaakob's administration is made up of the same parties and MPs as his predecessor Muhyiddin Yassin.
Prime Minister Ismail Sabri Yaakob's administration is made up of the same parties and MPs as his predecessor Muhyiddin Yassin.PHOTO: BERNAMA

KUALA LUMPUR - Malaysia's new parliamentary session that opens on Monday (Sept 13) will offer an immediate test of how stable Prime Minister Ismail Sabri Yaakob's weeks-old government is.

The Umno vice-president's administration is made up of the same parties and MPs as his predecessor Muhyiddin Yassin, who stepped down in August after less than 18 months in the job, the shortest premiership in Malaysian history.

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