Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad speaks in the lower house of the country’s parliament. Photo: DPA

Malaysian MPs back lowering voting age to 18

  • The Southeast Asian nation is one of only a handful of countries around the world that limits voting to those aged over 21
  • Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad’s government championed the change after coming to power in a shock election result last year
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Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad speaks in the lower house of the country’s parliament. Photo: DPA
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