Malaysian Finance Minister Zafrul's GE entry for Umno shows grand old party seeking renewal

Datuk Seri Zafrul's fresh entry is part of a strategy to challenge the perception of BN as a tired, old coalition. ST PHOTO: KUA CHEE SIONG
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KUALA SELANGOR - Finance Minister Tengku Zafrul Aziz's expected debut for Umno at the next general election will set up the former banker as the poster boy of the once-dominant party's push to regain Malaysia's richest state Selangor.

It is also part of a strategy of fielding fresh faces to challenge the perception of its Barisan Nasional (BN) as a tired, old coalition.

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