Since over one year Tourism-Insider is telling that the Former Premier Minister of Malaysia, Dr. Tun Mahathir bin Mohamad, is coming back when the country needs him. Now it is official. The Malaysian Newspaper StraitTimes announced today in an Frontpage Article:
SHAH ALAM.Former Malaysian prime minister Mahathir bin Mohamad (92) will take on his hand-picked heir, Prime Minister Najib Razak, 64, at the country’s next general election, after being named the opposition’s candidate for premier yesterday.
It wasn’t easy for me to join a movement that was not happy with me in the past, but the effort to topple Najib is greater than my feelings,” Dr Mahathir, 92, said in a speech after his nomination. “Therefore, I am willing to cooperate and listen to the criticism towards my old party.”