Author: Don Obrien

Malaysia PM re-appoints Tengku Zafrul Aziz as finance minister

KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 27 (Reuters) – Malaysia’s new Prime Minister Ismail Sabri Yaakob re-appointed Tengku Zafrul Aziz as finance minister as he unveiled his cabinet on Friday.

Ismail Sabri was sworn in last week following the resignation of Muhyiddin Yassin, taking charge as the Southeast Asian battles its worst outbreak of COVID-19 infections and faces a stumbling economy. read more

Tengku Zafrul had served as finance minister in Muhyiddin’s administration.

Reporting by Rozanna Latiff
Editing by Ed Davies

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