The Malaysian prime minister, 94-yr-old Mahathir Mohamad, has submitted his resignation to the king.
Mr Mahathir’s resignation comes amid rumours that he may sort a new coalition without having his promised successor, Anwar Ibrahim.
The world’s oldest key minister arrived into electric power in 2018.
In a shock victory, he ousted then-prime minister Najib Razak, who has been connected to a multibillion-greenback scandal involving a government fund.
Mr Mahathir has dominated Malaysian politics for decades – he was previously primary minister from 1981 to 2003, and was part of the extended-ruling bash Barisan Nasional.
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