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Anwar Ibrahim has pledged to struggle corruption and concentrate on the economic system.
Veteran politician Anwar Ibrahim has been sworn in because the prime minister of Malaysia.
His appointment got here following negotiations after final Saturday’s election through which no alliance secured a transparent majority.
In his lengthy quest for the highest job, the 75-year-old led avenue protests for democratic reforms and strung collectively a multiethnic coalition whereas in jail on costs extensively seen as politically motivated.
Promising to surrender his wage as prime minister, Anwar has pledged to struggle corruption and concentrate on the economic system.
However can he put an finish to Malaysia’s current historical past of political instability?
Presenter: Hazem Sika
Visitors: Fahmi Fadzil – Member of the Malaysian Parliament and chief of knowledge for Prime Minister Anwar Ibrahim’s Folks’s Justice Celebration
James Chai – Visiting fellow at Singapore’s ISEAS-Yusof Ishak Institute
Meredith Weiss – Professor of political science on the College of New York at Albany