THE PRIME MINISTER’S BIZARRE APPOINTMENTS

Press statement by Kua Kia Soong, SUARAM Adviser 30 Aug 2018

Since his assumption to the PMO, Dr Mahathir’s appointments to various posts have been bizarre to say the least. The “virgin Ministers”- as the new Cabinet has been dubbed – have been so thankful to the PM for their respective appointments to the Cabinet that they have been at pains not to question the PM’s “wisdom”. The PM’s wise choices have included the appointment of a fresh graduate from his own party with hardly any work experience as the Youth and Sports Minister. Other appointments have been curiouser and curiouser and smell of political mischief rather than finding the best person for the job.

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