EXCLUSIVE: Nurul Izzah speaks to R.AGE about reforming Malaysia


By R.AGE

AFTER two decades of political struggle, Permatang Pauh MP Nurul Izzah Anwar is now the scion of Malaysia’s leading political family - her mother Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail is Deputy Prime Minister, while her father Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim is widely seen as the Prime Minister-in-waiting.

Those connections could have come in handy for a plum position in the new government, and she most definitely would have been a popular pick. But speaking to her in person, with all her idealism and charisma, you'd know she wouldn't let something like a title (or lack thereof) get in the way her from her role as a proud reformist.

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