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Exclusive interview: Malaysia PM Mahathir Mohamad

“The time for change has come” – that was a summary from Malaysia’s new personality Mahathir Mohamad after his overwhelming feat over a statute bloc in May.

The 92-year-old maestro politician, who served as Malaysia’s primary apportion for 22 years from 1981 to 2003, returned to politics dual years ago. He opposite a domestic force he was once a partial of – the Barisan Nasional bloc – which had ruled Malaysia given a autonomy from Britain in 1957.

Malaysia is a different republic with millions of Muslims, Hindus, Buddhists and Christians vital side by side.
But in new years, many Malaysians have been undone with high-level supervision crime and a rising cost of living.

Prime Minister Mahathir indicted his prototype Najib Razak of hidden millions of dollars, and this might have led to Najib’s better during a polls.

Najib has denied corruption charges over a disappearance of millions of dollars from a 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB) state investment fund.

The new supervision led by Mahathir has reopened investigations that were mutilated while Najib was in office, environment adult a special charge force to understanding with a allegations. 

So what are a implications of a 1MDB investigation? And what’s subsequent for Malaysian politics?

In an disdainful interview, Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad talks to Al Jazeera about his fight opposite crime and for a some-more joined Malaysia.

Source: Al Jazeera News

Article source: https://www.aljazeera.com/programmes/talktojazeera/2018/07/exclusive-interview-malaysia-pm-mahathir-mohamad-180706210428175.html