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Malaysia: Oldest PM in the World

Mahathir Mohamad sworn in as Malaysia’s seventh Prime Minister. His election victory has brought to an end to the coalition that has ruled the Southeast Asian nation for six decades since independence from Britain.
  • Mahathir’s win marks the end of the nine-year tenure of Najib Razak, who came to power in 2009.
  • Mahathir is aged 92 years and is supposedly the Oldest Prime Minister in the world.
  • Mahathir had earlier ruled over Malaysia from 1981 to 2003.
  • It marks the first time that a Malaysian prime minister will not be from the UMNO party and not be part of the BN coalition, of which UMNO is the main constituent.

Expected Questions

Question 1. Who sworn in as the new PM of Malaysia?
Mahathir Mohamad

Question 2. Which country’s PM has become the world’s oldest PM?
Malaysia

Question 3. What is the capital of Malaysia?
Kuala Lumpur

Question 4. Name the recently held military exercise between India and Malaysia?
Harimau Shakti

Malaysia: Oldest PM in the World Malaysia: Oldest PM in the World Reviewed by Aman Bhatia on May 12, 2018 Rating: 5

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