BREAKING: Mahathir is interim Prime Minister
Published on: Monday, February 24, 2020
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Kuala Lumpur: Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad is the interim Prime Minister, Chief Secretary to the Government Datuk Seri Mohd Zuki Ali has announced. 

"The Agong has had the pleasure to appoint Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad as the interim Prime Minister pending the appointment of the new Prime Minister in line with Article 43(2)(a) of the Federal Constitution," said Zuki in a statement Monday.

"The Agong has also had the pleasure to accept the [earlier] resignation of Mahathir as Prime Minister.

"In the meantime, Mahathir will manage the affairs of the country until the new Prime Minister is appointed and the Cabinet is formed."




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