Malaysian Prime Minister Steps Down.

It was announced on his Twitter account today.
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Prime Minister of Malaysia, Dr. Mahathir Mohamad has just announced his resignation earlier today.

This comes after an intense weekend filled with rumours and speculation of a change in the Malaysian government.

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Mahathir’s resignation announcement on his Twitter account today.

In a tweet posted on his official Twitter account, a press release confirms his resignation, detailing that his resignation letter was sent to the King of Malaysia at 1pm local time.

The former premier was in power for a total of 655 days.

Wilfred Tan
Former journalist cum editor. I lead the content creation process at News Asia Today. From the awesome country of Malaysia.