A seasoned politician does not an envoy make, ex-diplomat hits back at PM

Raevathi Supramaniam

Former diplomat Noor Farida Mohd Ariffin slams the prime minister's choice of ambassador to Indonesia. – Malay journal pic, May 18, 2022.

TAJUDDIN Abdul Rahman may be a seasoned politician but that does not make him a good ambassador to Indonesia, former diplomat Noor Farida Mohd Ariffin said.

In an interview with BFM this morning, the former ambassador to Netherlands said Tajuddin lacks the propriety and decorum required of an envoy.

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  • Farida got it right as the PM needs all the support he can get, obviously the PM has told Tajuddin to behave well and to think first before he opens up his big mouth. Ismail needs his backing so we can forget all the attempts and I kok sure that the PM has made it clear to him, I wrong move you will be pulled out from there. He has made a scene domestically, it's just a matter of time he would made a scene at the international stage.

    Posted 1 year ago by Teruna Kelana

  • Its obvious that loyalty more important than merit. We will be a laughing stock once again.

    Posted 1 year ago by Zul Saidin