Ex-governor with long history in Umno hits campaign trail for Harapan

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Malaysiakini (English)

MALACCA POLLS | Mohd Khalil Yaakob, who served as Malacca’s governor from 2004 to 2020, has hit the campaign trail in the state for Pakatan Harapan. Prior to becoming the Malacca governor, the 83-year-old Mohd Khalil had served as an assemblyperson and MP for various seats in Pahang and also became the Pahang menteri besar from 1986 to 1999 under Umno. Khalil had been spotted on the campaign trail assisting Amanah candidates since Monday but is now also making rounds with candidates from other Harapan component parties. He has generally been reserved in his campaigning, often stressing that he…

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