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Muhyiddin is Malaysia’s 8th PM

Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin signs the letter of his appointment as prime minister at Istana Negara.

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KUALA LUMPUR, March 1 2020 : Pribumi Bersatu president Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin today took his oath of office as the 8th Prime Minister of Malaysia before the Yang di-Pertuan Agong, Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri’ayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billah Shah, at Istana Negara.

The swearing-in ceremony took place at Balai Singgahsana Kecil at 10.33am.

Al-Sultan Abdullah appointed Muhyiddin as the new prime minister in accordance with Articles 40(2)(a) and 43(2)(a) of the Federal Constitution.

Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad had been the interim prime minister after resigning as the 7th PM on Feb 24.

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