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Nonagenarian ex-Malaysian PM to contest elections

IANS  |  Kuala Lumpur 

Malaysia's main opposition pact has announced that former will contest the parliamentary seat of in the May 9

The announcement was made late on Sunday.

Mahathir, 92, is now leading the multi-party opposition of Pakatan Harapan, or the Alliance of Hope, against the ruling coalition, reported.

Mahathir had led the coalition as the country's for 21 years. He joined the opposition after falling out with incumbent

Mahathir, who once served as a in before his political career, had transformed the island into a tourism hotspot during his term from 1982-2003.

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First Published: Mon, April 16 2018. 09:12 IST
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