Barisan Nasional chief Ahmad Zahid Hamidi. Photo: Reuters
Barisan Nasional chief Ahmad Zahid Hamidi. Photo: Reuters
Malaysia

Malaysia’s PM Anwar Ibrahim to helm finance ministry, names corruption-haunted Ahmad Zahid Hamidi as DPM

  • Ahmad Zahid, a former deputy PM and key ally of jailed ex-leader Najib Razak, will be the country’s No 2 leader
  • Anwar’s cabinet announcement comes 10 days after his appointment and amid intense jockeying for top positions among parties in his ‘unity government’

Barisan Nasional chief Ahmad Zahid Hamidi. Photo: Reuters
Barisan Nasional chief Ahmad Zahid Hamidi. Photo: Reuters
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