Malaysia's Najib quits as head of coalition, party after poll loss
Last Updated at May 12, 2018 13:10 IST
Malaysia's defeated leader Najib Razak today announced he was quitting as head of the Barisan Nasional coalition and its main party after leading the coalition to a shock loss.
"I have taken the decision to step down as president of UMNO and chairman of Barisan Nasional immediately," he told a press conference. The United Malays National Organisation (UMNO) is the main party in the coalition.
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First Published: Sat, May 12 2018. 13:10 IST