Malaysia's Cabinet reshuffle on the cards? It depends on timing of Mahathir's party polls

Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad at the Dewan Rakyat, the Lower House of Parliament, on July 10, 2019.
Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad at the Dewan Rakyat, the Lower House of Parliament, on July 10, 2019.PHOTO: BERNAMA

KUALA LUMPUR - Speculation of a Cabinet reshuffle just over a year after the 28-member line-up was completed refuses to go away - despite Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad deflecting questions over a group photo taken after a meeting last Friday (July 19).

The peculiar photocall came a day before his Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia (PPBM) agreed to amend its Constitution so party polls can be postponed by up to 18 months.

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