Azmin emerges from Mahathir and Anwar's shadow to forge own path in new alliance

The events of the past week have forced Datuk Seri Azmin Ali to leave the roost and forge his own path in the new Muhyiddin Yassin administration. PHOTO: CHINA PRESS
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KUALA LUMPUR - When a bright-eyed 23-year-old fresh graduate from the United States had the temerity to ask Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad for a job in 1987, he gained not one, but two political mentors after being assigned to Education Minister Anwar Ibrahim.

That young man was Datuk Seri Azmin Ali, who has since then always operated under the wing of at least one, if not both his mentors.

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