Mistrust, arrogance brought down Dr Mahathir’s govt


Jahabar Sadiq

Dr Mahathir Mohamad carrying out one of his last official duties at the Palestine conference last Friday. The Agong rejected his attempt to re-form the Pakatan Harapan over the weekend. – The Malaysian Insight pic by Kamal Ariffin, March 2, 2020.

MISTRUST, arrogance and zero communication between each other were among the reasons the Mahathir administration collapsed in rancour and recriminations a week ago, paving the way for Bersatu president Muhyiddin Yassin to take power yesterday.

He was sworn in as prime minister despite protests of popular support from predecessor Dr Mahathir Mohamad whose changing stance in a politically tumultuous week killed the Pakatan Harapan government, wiped RM43.4 billion off the local bourse last Monday and pushed the ringgit lower among most currencies.


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  • If you narrow all the causes down, it is none but the ex-UMNO gene (craze for power) that brought the downfall of Pakatan.

    Posted 6 months ago by Tanahair Ku

  • too much internal bickering...every one can see it..PKR in particular....

    Posted 6 months ago by Khairuzzaman ABDULLAH