Mahathir Mohamad in the Prime Minister’s Office of Malaysia. Photo: EPA
Mahathir Mohamad in the Prime Minister’s Office of Malaysia. Photo: EPA

Malaysia’s next prime minister: Mahathir Mohamad plans to rule without Umno’s help. So does Anwar Ibrahim

  • Time to step down has not arrived, says Mahathir as he paves the way for a return to the prime ministership he resigned from on Monday
  • But his rival Anwar Ibrahim has also thrown his hat in the ring, and has the support of the former ruling coalition Pakatan Harapan

Mahathir Mohamad in the Prime Minister’s Office of Malaysia. Photo: EPA
Mahathir Mohamad in the Prime Minister’s Office of Malaysia. Photo: EPA
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