‘He paved way to more freedom’

VIP companion: Penang governor Tun Abdul Rahman Abbas (right) accompanying Abdullah to the ‘Legasi Negarawan: Tun Abdullah Ahmad Badawi’ documentary launch in Putrajaya. — Bernama

PUTRAJAYA: Former prime minister Tun Abdullah Ahmad Badawi should be known as the Father of Openness and Democracy, says Tun Musa Hitam.

He said before Abdullah became the fifth prime minister in 2003, “the country and its people and even the institutions were living under pressure”.

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