This is Malaysia’s 8th prime minister – Muhyiddin Mohd Yassin.

Muhyiddin Mohd Yassin was Malaysia's former Minister of Home Affairs.
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His name is Muhyiddin Mohd Yassin and he was just appointed as Malaysia’s 8th prime minister by Malaysia’s King — Yang Di-Pertuan Agong Sultan Abdullah Sultan Ahmad shah).

After being sworn in tomorrow morning at the National Palace, Muhyiddin Mohd Yassin will officially be Malaysia’s 8th prime minister.

“After getting representation from all leaders representing their respective parties and independent Dewan Rakyat members, in the opinion of his royal highness, the Dewan Rakyat member that is likely to enjoy majority confidence among the Dewan Rakyat members is Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin, the Pagoh MP,” he said.

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This comes after a turbulent week of drama that took place among Malaysia’s ruling parties, with former prime minister Mahathir Mohamad stepping down.

“His Majesty decrees that this is the best decision for all, and His Majesty hopes that the political crisis will come to an end,” he said.

Alfred Lee
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