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Harapan Youth considered Azmin as PM before settling for Dr M

Susan Loone & Geraldine Tong  |  Published:  |  Modified:

Pakatan Harapan Youth had considered PKR deputy president Mohamed Azmin Ali as one of the potential prime ministerial candidates before settling for Bersatu chairperson Dr Mahathir Mohamad as the coalition's official choice.

Sources told Malaysiakini that the youth wings had gathered at Wisma DAP in Kuala Lumpur last Thursday and were told to nominate two names.

During the nomination process, Azmin came out on top with 12 nominations compared to Mahathir's 11. Others nominated for the prime minister's post included PKR president Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail...

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