Istana Negara denies delaying Dr M's appointment as PM


Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad, a former prime minister, has won a bitterly contested election.

PETALING JAYA: Istana Negara has strongly refuted allegations that the Yang di-Pertuan Agong Sultan Muhammad V delayed the appointment of Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad (pic) as Prime Minister.

"His Majesty has faithfully carried out his duties and functions in accordance to the Federal Constitution in appointing Tun Dr Mahathir as Prime Minister," said Comptroller of the Royal Household Datuk Wan Ahmad Dahlan Haji Ab Aziz.

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