Who is Ismail Sabri?

820 views

Umno’s Ismail Sabri Yaakob was recently appointed Prime Minister of Malaysia after commanding the confidence of 114 out of 220 members of Parliament.

But what do we know about him? Does his history and how he handled the defence portfolio for 18 months under the Mahiaddin Yasin administration give us some insight into the kind of prime minister he might be?

Political scientist Dr Bridget Welsh joins BFM to discuss.

Produced and presented by: Dashran Yohan

Thanks for dropping by! The views expressed in Aliran's media statements and the NGO statements we have endorsed reflect Aliran's official stand. Views and opinions expressed in other pieces published here do not necessarily reflect Aliran's official position.

Our voluntary writers work hard to keep these articles free for all to read. But we do need funds to support our struggle for Justice, Freedom and Solidarity. To maintain our editorial independence, we do not carry any advertisements; nor do we accept funding from dubious sources. If everyone reading this was to make a donation, our fundraising target for the year would be achieved within a week. So please consider making a donation to Persatuan Aliran Kesedaran Negara, CIMB Bank account number 8004240948.
Subscribe
Notify of
guest
0 Comments
Inline Feedbacks
View all comments