Snap polls necessary for strong mandate to speed up development – MB

JOHOR BAHRU: The Johor State Legislative Assembly was dissolved today to enable the government to get a fresh and strong mandate to intensify development in the state, said Menteri Besar Datuk Seri Hasni Mohammad.
He said snap polls were necessary for a strong government to be formed so that Johor could realise its full potential to be a developed state.
“For the state to develop rapidly, I need a fresh mandate from the people of Johor. A strong government can help the state and people of Johor to become more developed based on Johor’s strategic position and potential.
“These matters (programmes for people’s interests) need to be continued, but I feel it is not appropriate for the government to be in a position where it can be said to be operating on the ‘opposition’s goodwill’,” he told reporters at the Johor UMNO building here today.
 The Sultan of Johor, Sultan Ibrahim Sultan Iskandar, had earlier today consented to the dissolution of the State Legislative Assembly, paving the way for the state election.


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