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Malaysia's king appoints Ismail Sabri as prime minister

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By Reuters
Malaysia's king appoints Ismail Sabri as prime minister
Malaysia's king appoints Ismail Sabri as prime minister   -   Copyright  Thomson Reuters 2021

KUALALUMPUR – Malaysia’s king appointed Ismail Sabri Yaakob as the country’s prime minister, the palace said in a statement on Friday.

Ismail Sabri, 61, was deputy premier in the government of Muhyiddin Yassin who stepped down as prime minister on Monday.