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Anwar of Malaysia became the 10th Prime Minister of the country. politics news


After an inconclusive election, the veteran statesman secured the top post after several days of bargaining and intervention by the Emperor.

Anwar Ibrahim has been named as Malaysia’s new prime minister, an incredible comeback for a man who was first groomed for the job in the boom years of the 1990s, before being forced out Suddenly dismissed and sent to jail.

Anwar’s Pakatan Harapan (PH) coalition won the most seats in the weekend’s election, but no party or coalition emerged with the 112-seat parliamentary majority needed to form a government.

The PH and the rival conservative Malay-Muslim Perikatan Nasional (PN) coalition under former prime minister Muhyiddin Yassin, which had the second largest number of seats, both began talks to form a government in the Borneo states of Sabah and Sarawak to woo the smaller coalition. Of. as well as the Barisan Nasional (BN), the coalition that dominated Malaysia for nearly 60 years before its historic defeat in the last elections in 2018.

With neither able to achieve any success, King Sultan Abdullah Sultan Ahmad Shah met with Anwar and Muhyiddin as well as the newly elected members of parliament to ask them to lead the new government.

Following a meeting of royal families on Thursday, the king announced that Anwar would be prime minister and would be sworn in at a ceremony at 5pm (09:00 GMT).

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