Anwar Ibrahim

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Malaysia’s Anwar says group of MPs back him to become PM

KUALA LUMPUR: Veteran Malaysian politician Anwar Ibrahim said Wednesday a group of lawmakers had backed him to become the country’s next prime minister days after Mahathir Mohamad (’s shock resignation.

But his comments came moments after Mahathir, at 94 the world’s oldest leader, said that he wanted to form a unity government and was willing to return as premier.

Source: Times of India