Wahid reveals reason for leaving ministerial post

Permodalan Nasional Berhad (PNB) chairperson Abdul Wahid Omar today revealed the reasons for his quick exit after serving only a three-year term in the cabinet.

The former minister in the prime minister's department said this is because he did not want to become "too comfortable" as a politician, so he could return to the corporate sector.

"It was part of the original request and understanding for me to serve only one term. I still remember that conversation with the prime minister, when he first invited me to his office to speak about this appointment...

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