Mahathir expected to reshuffle Cabinet soon, with no change in personnel

Sources say the announcement was made by Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad during a Cabinet meeting on Wednesday (Aug 21).
Sources say the announcement was made by Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad during a Cabinet meeting on Wednesday (Aug 21).PHOTO: REUTERS

KUALA LUMPUR – Malaysian leader Mahathir Mohamad will reshuffle his Cabinet soon, sources told The Straits Times, confirming months of speculation during which the ruling Pakatan Harapan (PH) coalition’s approval ratings have suffered.

However, it is understood that while the Prime Minister acknowledges the poor performance of some of the 27 ministers in his 15-month-old administration have underwhelmed, he told Cabinet on Wednesday (Aug 21) that there will not be a change of personnel, but portfolios.

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