Sultan Abdullah Sultan Ahmad Shah has been widely praised for his efforts to resolve Malaysia’s political crisis. Photo: EPA Sultan Abdullah Sultan Ahmad Shah has been widely praised for his efforts to resolve Malaysia’s political crisis. Photo: EPA
Sultan Abdullah Sultan Ahmad Shah has been widely praised for his efforts to resolve Malaysia’s political crisis. Photo: EPA

Why the monarchy is the big winner from Malaysia’s political crisis

  • Newly installed Prime Minister Ismail Sabri Yaakob has sought cooperation with rivals still smarting from defeat, at the request of Sultan Abdullah Sultan Ahmad Shah
  • The king’s intervention has been widely praised but analysts have noted that his role demonstrates the expanding political influence of Malaysia’s monarchs

Topic |   Malaysian politics
Sultan Abdullah Sultan Ahmad Shah has been widely praised for his efforts to resolve Malaysia’s political crisis. Photo: EPA Sultan Abdullah Sultan Ahmad Shah has been widely praised for his efforts to resolve Malaysia’s political crisis. Photo: EPA
Sultan Abdullah Sultan Ahmad Shah has been widely praised for his efforts to resolve Malaysia’s political crisis. Photo: EPA
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