PUTRAJAYA: The 13th General Election is on. Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak confirmed that the King had consented to dissolution of Parliament on Wednesday.
“I met the Agong this morning and he consented to the dissolution of Parliament,” Najib said during a live televised speech after teh Cabinet meeting here Wednesday.
The Electoral Commission will now meet to set dates for nomination and polling day, which will be separated by at least 11 days.
However, elections must be held within 60 days of today, that is June 2nd.
The EC has also said that it will hold all state elections simultaneously with parliamentary elections, except for Sarawak which still has three years of its mandate left after holding polls in 2011.