Malaysian Prime Minister – level 2

28-02-2020 15:00

On Monday, the prime minister of Malaysia, Mahathir Mohamed, resigned, and now the country does not have a main government leader.

It is not clear who can be the next prime minister, so the Malaysian monarch asked Mahathir to be interim prime minister until a new one can take over.

Some people wonder if Mahathir is trying to make a new government without Anwar Ibrahim. People thought that he would be the next prime minister. Mahathir and his group also stopped working with Anwar’s group.

Difficult words: resign (to formally quit a job), monarch (a king or a queen of a country), interim (temporary).

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