Muhyiddin arrives at Istana Negara

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KUALA LUMPUR: Caretaker Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin arrived at Istana Negara at 2.49pm via the main gate.

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Accompanied by a motorcade, the Bersatu president is believed to be the last MP to be granted an audience with the Yang di-Pertuan Agong today.

Earlier at Gate 2, Pas lawmakers were seen arriving by a chartered bus at 2.38pm. Some of them waved at members of the media as they were entering the palace grounds.

The MPs seen on the bus included Datuk Nik Muhamad Zawawi Salleh (Pasir Puteh) and Datuk Siti Zailah Mohd Yusoff (Rantau Panjang).

Earlier, Gombak MP Datuk Seri Mohamed Azmin Ali and Batu Pahat MP Datuk Mohd Rashid Hasnon arrived at Istana Negara also by a chartered bus.

A bus carrying another batch of Umno lawmakers was seen leaving the palace at 2.35pm.

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The last batch of Barisan Nasional lawmakers arrived to meet with the Yang di-Pertuan Agong at 2:25pm.

Among them was MCA president Datuk Seri Wee Ka Siong who is Ayer Hitam MP.

Bagan Datuk MP Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi was seen leaving the palace grounds, shortly after a bus carrying Bersatu MPs arrived at 2.22pm.

114 MPs were called in for an audience with the King today to verify their selection for the prime minister’s post based on the statutory declarations (SD) they submitted yesterday.-NST