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