What just happened? Mahathir Mohamad has resigned as Malaysia’s prime minister. Now he’s interim prime minister – and could be reappointed. Photo: DPA What just happened? Mahathir Mohamad has resigned as Malaysia’s prime minister. Now he’s interim prime minister – and could be reappointed. Photo: DPA
What just happened? Mahathir Mohamad has resigned as Malaysia’s prime minister. Now he’s interim prime minister – and could be reappointed. Photo: DPA

Mahathir Mohamad has resigned. Malaysia’s next leader is ... Mahathir?

  • The 94-year-old leader may have tendered his resignation to Malaysia’s king, or agong, but he has subsequently been appointed interim prime minister
  • Not only that, but he could be reappointed either by the agong or through a vote of confidence by parliament

Topic |   Mahathir Mohamad
What just happened? Mahathir Mohamad has resigned as Malaysia’s prime minister. Now he’s interim prime minister – and could be reappointed. Photo: DPA What just happened? Mahathir Mohamad has resigned as Malaysia’s prime minister. Now he’s interim prime minister – and could be reappointed. Photo: DPA
What just happened? Mahathir Mohamad has resigned as Malaysia’s prime minister. Now he’s interim prime minister – and could be reappointed. Photo: DPA
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