King accepts Dr M's resignation, appoints him interim premier for now

Published on 24 Feb 2020 9:14:02 PM

The Yang di-Pertuan Agong has accepted Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad's resignation as Prime Minister.

However, Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri'ayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billah Shah also consented for Dr Mahathir to continue running the country as interim Prime Minister while waiting for a new premier to be appointed.