Anwar, Mahathir and the great handover question

Malaysian PM Mahathir is under pressure to stand down in May. Survey results flag difficulties Anwar will face as next leader.

Malaysia's prime minister-in-waiting, Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim, is very active on Twitter. On some days, there are as many as 20 tweets and retweets from his handle.

On Tuesday, he tweeted a photo of himself and Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad in the latter's Putrajaya office.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on January 11, 2020, with the headline 'Anwar, Mahathir and the great handover question'. Subscribe