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Marcos congratulates ‘good friend’ Anwar for being elected as Malaysia’s PM

By: - Reporter / @DYGalvezINQ
/ 12:59 PM November 25, 2022
Bongbong Marcos congratulates his “good friend” Anwar Ibrahim for being elected as Malaysia's new Prime Minister.

FILE PHOTO: President Ferdinand Marcos, Jr. and Prime Minister Anwar Ibrahim | PHOTOS: Office of the President of the Philippines / Mohd Rasfan via REUTERS

MANILA, Philippines — President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. on Friday expressed his congratulations to “good friend” Anwar Ibrahim for being elected as the new Prime Minister of Malaysia.

In a statement, Marcos said he looks forward to stability under Anwar’s leadership.

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“I would like to congratulate my good friend Anwar Ibrahim on his election as Prime Minister of Malaysia. I look forward to the stability his leadership will provide Malaysia and the region,” he said.

“My personal and official congratulations,” the President added.

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Anwar, Malaysia’s long-time opposition leader, was appointed by the country’s king.

His appointment caps a three-decade-long political journey from a protege of veteran leader Mahathir Mohammad to a prisoner convicted of sodomy to opposition leader and, finally, prime minister.

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