Dr Mahathir unlikely to be PM for 3rd time, observers say

Raevathi Supramaniam

Dr Mahathir Mohamad has offered himself to take on the position of prime minister again if there are no suitable candidates after the next general election. – The Malaysian Insight file pic, September 29, 2022.

THERE are no circumstances in which the opposition parties will be desperate enough to name Dr Mahathir Mohamad as prime minister for the third time if they win the next general election, political analysts said.

Given what the veteran statesman has had his second outing as prime minister, they said there is a certain amount of wariness, not just on the part of the politicians but also among the public.

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