(Nizar pic courtesy of theSun)
IPOH, 12 May 2009: Perak Menteri Besar Datuk Seri Mohammad Nizar Jamaluddin has handed over a letter seeking an audience with the sultan to request for dissolution of the state assembly.
The Edge reported that the letter was handed over to Raja Muda of Perak, Raja Nazrin Shah, at 8.30am today.
Pakatan Rakyat is expected to hold a press conference at 11am.
Nizar, whom the High Court in Kuala Lumpur declared the rightful menteri besar yesterday, arrived at the state secretariat building at 7.20am together with his wife.
Speaker V Sivakumar and several executive council members had arrived much earlier to start work.
As early as 6.45am, Federal Reserve Unit trucks and light strike force personnel had set up watch at the gates of the state secretariat building.
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