Wan Azizah was King's choice for interim PM, former AG Thomas claims in book

PETALING JAYA: A book authored by former attorney general Tan Sri Tommy Thomas has suggested that the King had wanted to appoint Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail as the interim prime minister in accordance with the Federal Constitution following Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad’s resignation as premier.

According to a report in Sin Chew Daily, Thomas, however, claimed that Dr Mahathir put forward his own name for the interim prime minister post at that time.

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