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Malaysia’s PM Mahathir Mohamad offers resignation to the King

Malaysia’s 94-year-old prime minister, Mahathir Mohamad, who won the 2018 election with huge support has resigned. 

Yogita S.

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Published on 24 Feb 2020 7:32 AM GMT

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Malaysia’s 94-year-old prime minister, Mahathir Mohamad, who won the 2018 election with huge support has resigned.

Mahathir Mohamad has resigned amid a day of political drama during which he was accused of betraying a promise to hand over power to the country’s would-be leader, Anwar Ibrahim.

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The updates related to his resignation came in light through officials. PM Malaysia Mahathir Mohamad office announced it publicly that he resigned. The prime minister’s office said on Monday that Mahathir had sent a resignation letter to the king. It is unclear if the development will prompt elections in the country.

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Other reports say that he was unhappy with the way system works. The development follows reports that politicians from the ruling coalition held talks on Sunday at a hotel near Kuala Lumpur about a possible new alliance with members of the ousted former ruling party, the United Malays National Organisation (UMNO), political sources said.

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Yogita S.

Yogita S.

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