Analysts say Hadi's appointment aimed at appeasement


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  • Friday, 03 Apr 2020

PETALING JAYA: The appointment of PAS president Datuk Seri Abdul Hadi Awang (pic) as the special envoy with ministerial position to the Middle East, which came under heavy criticism during the height of a health crisis, was a political decision aimed at appeasement, said several analysts.

Adjunct senior fellow at Singapore’s S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies, Dr Oh Ei Sun said such an appointment was to appease leaders who weren't appointed as ministers.

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