The problem with calling Anwar '8th PM' - Tian Chua

Annabelle Lee & Martin Vengadesan

Modified 20 Dec 2019, 5:42 am

INTERVIEW | PKR vice-president Chua Tian Chang is concerned about a “mischievous” campaign within the party that is pressuring Anwar Ibrahim to be installed as the next prime minister.

In his view, only Pakatan Harapan leaders get to decide on their leader, not party members or the rakyat.

Furthermore, such talk pits Anwar against the present Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad and could be seen as an attempt to pressure the coalition.

Speaking to Malaysiakini following the recent eventful PKR congress, Chua, better known as Tian Chua, furrowed his brow when reminded of how delegates had held up placards calling Anwar “the eighth PM”...

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