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Malaysia in transition

Malaysia will hold election after pandemic: PM Muhyiddin

Mandate to be sought as ruling coalition secures largest-ever budget

Malaysian Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin speaks during opening remarks for the virtual APEC summit in Kuala Lumpur on Nov. 20.   © Reuters

KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) -- Malaysia will hold a general election when the novel coronavirus pandemic is over, Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin said on Saturday, shortly after he averted a showdown by winning parliamentary support for his administration's budget.

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