Agong accepts Dr Mahathir’s resignation, but appoints him interim PM

Dr Mahathir Mohamad leaving Istana Negara after having an audience with the Agong this evening. He resigned as prime minister this afternoon. – The Malaysian Insight pic by Seth Akmal, February 24, 2020.

THE Yang di-Pertuan Agong has accepted Dr Mahathir Mohamad’s resignation, but appointed him interim prime minister until a new appointment to the post is made.

Chief Secretary to the Government Mohd Zuki Ali, in a statement, said Dr Mahathir will continue to helm the country until a new prime minister and cabinet are appointed.

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  • Best option and the best news last 24 hours. Wise move DYMM.

    Posted 2 years ago by CD E