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Ismail Sabri became Umno's PM choice after Zahid withdrew, says sec-gen
Published:  Aug 18, 2021 7:24 AM
Updated: 8:34 AM

Umno's decision to back its vice-president Ismail Sabri Yaakob as its prime minister candidate was by process of elimination, party secretary-general Ahmad Maslan claimed.

This came after Umno president Ahmad Zahid Hamidi withdrew his name for consideration.

“Zahid decided to pull out from being nominated at the political bureau meeting, and also the supreme council meeting yesterday. He didn’t want to be nominated...

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