Malaysian Prime Minister Ismail Sabri Yaakob. Photo: Bernama/dpa Malaysian Prime Minister Ismail Sabri Yaakob. Photo: Bernama/dpa
Malaysian Prime Minister Ismail Sabri Yaakob. Photo: Bernama/dpa
Malaysia

Malaysian PM Ismail Sabri Yaakob returns Muhyiddin loyalists to key roles, sparking criticism

  • Ousted premier’s finance, trade and defence ministers returned to old roles, with vaccine point person appointed to health minister
  • Analysts say the line-up is ‘old wine in a new bottle’, and that Ismail Sabri appears beholden to the parties who backed his leadership

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Malaysian Prime Minister Ismail Sabri Yaakob. Photo: Bernama/dpa Malaysian Prime Minister Ismail Sabri Yaakob. Photo: Bernama/dpa
Malaysian Prime Minister Ismail Sabri Yaakob. Photo: Bernama/dpa
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