Malaysiakini Special Report

Nurul Izzah: You don't need to be a minister to bring change

Zikri Kamarulzaman  |  Published:  |  Modified:

INTERVIEW | Permatang Pauh MP Nurul Izzah Anwar has come a long way from being the 18-year-old "princess" of Reformasi in 1998.

In the 20 years since, she has been a prolific activist, a three-term MP, and two-term PKR vice-president.

However, while many believe she is deserving and qualified enough to take the next step and become a minister, Nurul Izzah feels differently.

After musing over her past struggles as an activist, and her current challenges revamping the Technical Vocational Education and Training (TVET) programme, and pushing for improvements on social welfare, Nurul Izzah told Malaysiakini that being in cabinet is not all that important...

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