Ismail Sabri has been named as Malaysia’s next prime minister, succeeding Muhyiddin Yassin. The 61-year-old veteran of the United Malays National Organisation (UMNO) has held many portfolios, and played an important role in the government’s response to COVID-19. CNA looks at his rise to the highest political office in the country.
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