PM term limit may restore trust in Pakatan, say analysts

Angie Tan

Dr Mahathir Mohamad is the country’s longest-serving prime minister as well the first leader to come back from retirement to serve a second stint in office. He also holds the world record for the oldest prime minister to be elected at 92. – The Malaysian Insight file pic, December 13, 2019.

THE successful passage of a bill to limit the prime minister’s term in office could help Pakatan Harapan regain lost support, said political analysts.

Political analyst Liew Wui Chern said it’s on the ruling coalition’s election manifesto to set a term limit for the head of government.

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  • 2 terms is enough for a PM to show his mettle. After that he can continue to serve as a Minister if he still want to contribute, but of course pride will probably take precedence over service. The main thing to restore confidence is that TDM steps down by next year. Most people are fed up with his performance thus far, especially his selection of cabinet minsters

    Posted 2 years ago by Mike Mok