Malaysian reformist leader Anwar hails ‘new dawn’ after release from custody - News Summed Up

Malaysian reformist leader Anwar hails ‘new dawn’ after release from custody


Reformist leader Anwar Ibrahim is celebrating a “new dawn” for Malaysia after he was given a royal pardon and freed from custody. Reformist leader Anwar Ibrahim is celebrating a “new dawn” for Malaysia after he was given a royal pardon and freed from custody. Mr Mahathir is the chairman of the alliance and Mr Anwar is its de facto leader. Mr Anwar sought to allay those concerns, saying he was not in a hurry to take over from Mr Mahathir. Mr Anwar worked from his prison cell to forge a new opposition alliance by ending the two-decade feud with Mr Mahathir.


Source: Irish Independent May 16, 2018 08:26 UTC


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