Shafie as PM not viable long-term plan


Bernard Saw

Mohd Shafie Apdal is an admirable politician in his own right, and agreeing to be a short-term prime minister may mean the end of his political career. – The Malaysian Insight file pic, July 5, 2020.

FORMER prime minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad’s nomination of Mohd Shafie Apdal as Pakatan Plus’ prime ministerial candidate is only a short-term solution, said analysts.

They said the primary reason for Shafie’s nomination was Anwar Ibrahim’s lack of support among MPs.


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