Malaysia’s prime minister-in-waiting Anwar Ibrahim and Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad. Photo: EPA Malaysia’s prime minister-in-waiting Anwar Ibrahim and Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad. Photo: EPA
Malaysia’s prime minister-in-waiting Anwar Ibrahim and Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad. Photo: EPA

Mahathir and Anwar: a timeline of Malaysian succession and speculation

  • It has been 18 months since Mahathir led his Pakatan Harapan coalition to election victory, but there is increasing anxiety about the country’s direction
  • Among the chief concerns is the question of when – and if – he will hand over power to Anwar Ibrahim

Topic |   Malaysia
Malaysia’s prime minister-in-waiting Anwar Ibrahim and Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad. Photo: EPA Malaysia’s prime minister-in-waiting Anwar Ibrahim and Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad. Photo: EPA
Malaysia’s prime minister-in-waiting Anwar Ibrahim and Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad. Photo: EPA
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