Malaysia New Prime Minister Reformist Leader Anwar Named
Malaysia New PM: Anwar Ibrahim will be the new Prime Minister of Malaysia. Sultan Abdullah Ahmad Shah (King Sultan Abdullah Ahmad Shah) approved him to become the PM, ending the uncertainty of the hung parliament. No party got majority in the elections held in Malaysia, due to which the government could not be formed.
In the elections held in Malaysia on Saturday (November 19), no party got majority, due to which the government could not be formed. Two main alliances, one headed by Muhyiddin Yassin and the other by Anwar Ibrahim. Anwar will take oath as PM at 5 pm.
Who is Anwar Ibrahim
Anwar Ibrahim will take oath as the 10th PM of Malaysia. He has been the deputy PM of the country in the 1990s. He is also called a reformist leader. Also, he has gone to jail on charges of corruption, but he said it was politically motivated. Anwar was also the Prime Minister in waiting in 2018.
What was the result of the election?
In the general election held in Malaysia on Saturday, Anwar Ibrahim’s coalition party Pakatan Harapan won 82 seats, while 112 seats (total 222) were needed for a majority. At the same time, the party led by former PM Muhiuddin Yasin won 73 seats.
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