Malaysian Prime Minister Anwar Ibrahim. Observers caution he needs to tread carefully while mediating the political impasse in Sabah. Photo. AFP
Malaysian Prime Minister Anwar Ibrahim. Observers caution he needs to tread carefully while mediating the political impasse in Sabah. Photo. AFP
Malaysia

Political impasse in Malaysia’s Sabah tests PM Anwar’s leadership, unity government

  • Lawmakers last week attempted to oust Sabah Chief Minister Hajiji Noor, who insists he still holds majority support in the state assembly
  • Anwar must tread carefully and not be seen to take sides during negotiations lest he feeds dissent among the parties involved, an analyst notes

Malaysian Prime Minister Anwar Ibrahim. Observers caution he needs to tread carefully while mediating the political impasse in Sabah. Photo. AFP
Malaysian Prime Minister Anwar Ibrahim. Observers caution he needs to tread carefully while mediating the political impasse in Sabah. Photo. AFP
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