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

Malaysia’s PM Ismail Sabri Yaakob faces mounting pressure to call for snap polls, but will he cave?

  • He’s in tricky situation as nation’s first PM who’s not head of political party, but his coalition, in power 60 years until 2018, says it’s ready for an election
  • There are also the likes of rising inflation and ongoing economic and health fallout caused by the Covid-19 pandemic to consider

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