Dr Mahathir reiterates pledge to hand power to Anwar, but not before November


Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad says he will hand over power to Anwar Ibrahim as promised but will not do so before November 2020's Apec summit as it would be disruptive. – The Malaysian Insight pic by Hasnoor Hussain, December 10, 2019.

PRIME Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad has reiterated his promise to hand over power to PKR president Anwar Ibrahim, saying he will keep his word despite a recent sexual misconduct allegation against the latter.

Dr Mahathir was quoted as saying in a Reuters report, however, that he will only do so after a Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (Apec) that Malaysia is set to host in November 2020.


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