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Who is Ismail Sabri?

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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

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