Malaysia’s Mahathir congratulates longtime rival Anwar on appointment as PM

| Fri, 25 Nov 2022 03:37:39 GMT

KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 25 (Reuters) – Malaysia’s veteran politician and former leader Mahathir Mohamad on Friday congratulated his longtime rival Anwar Ibrahim in a message on Twitter on his appointment as prime minister.

The pair’s on-off feuds have dominated Malaysian politics for the past two decades. Anwar was appointed as premier by Malaysia’s king on Thursday after an inconclusive election. (Reporting by Rozanna Latiff Editing by Ed Davies)

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