Malaysia Votes 2018

Mahathir, Rafidah and Daim attend Melaka rally

Dr Mahathir Mohamad and former ministers Daim Zainuddin and Rafidah Aziz at the rally in Mutiara, Melaka, yesterday. Their appearance drew Malaysians of all races and ages.
Dr Mahathir Mohamad and former ministers Daim Zainuddin and Rafidah Aziz at the rally in Mutiara, Melaka, yesterday. Their appearance drew Malaysians of all races and ages.ST PHOTO: KUA CHEE SIONG

Former top ministers join ex-PM, pulling in large audience on the ground and online

Three formidable former ministers descended on Melaka state yesterday evening in an opposition rally that drew strong attention on the ground and on Facebook Live.

Former Malaysian prime minister Mahathir Mohamad and former trade minister Rafidah Aziz took turns to attack the administration of Prime Minister Najib Razak. Former finance minister Daim Zainuddin sat on stage with them but did not speak to the crowd.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on May 05, 2018, with the headline 'Mahathir, Rafidah and Daim attend Melaka rally'. Print Edition | Subscribe