46-year-old Khairy Jamaluddin will take on the opposing Pakatan Harapan coalition, which won the constituency with a comfortable 26,000-vote margin in the 2018 general election. Photo: SCMP
46-year-old Khairy Jamaluddin will take on the opposing Pakatan Harapan coalition, which won the constituency with a comfortable 26,000-vote margin in the 2018 general election. Photo: SCMP

Malaysia election 2022: Covid star and PM hopeful Khairy Jamaluddin faces ‘fight for political life’

  • Malaysia’s health minister faces difficult task of wresting Sungai Buloh from opposing Pakatan Harapan, who won comfortably in 2018 watershed election
  • Covid-19 response has boosted Khairy’s confidence, as he sets time frame of 5-10 years to become country’s prime minister

46-year-old Khairy Jamaluddin will take on the opposing Pakatan Harapan coalition, which won the constituency with a comfortable 26,000-vote margin in the 2018 general election. Photo: SCMP
46-year-old Khairy Jamaluddin will take on the opposing Pakatan Harapan coalition, which won the constituency with a comfortable 26,000-vote margin in the 2018 general election. Photo: SCMP
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