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Nov 21, 2022 04:04 PM
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Malaysia’s King Extends Deadline for Coalitions to Name Prime Minister

Members of the media watch voting results during an election event at the Pakatan Harapan camp in Subang, Malaysia, on Nov. 20. Photo: Bloomberg
Members of the media watch voting results during an election event at the Pakatan Harapan camp in Subang, Malaysia, on Nov. 20. Photo: Bloomberg

(Bloomberg) — Malaysia’s king granted party leaders another 24 hours to decide on their choice of alliance and prime minister, days after the national vote produced a hung parliament.

Party leaders have until 2 p.m. Tuesday to present to the monarch their plans on forming the new government, according to a palace statement about thirty minutes before the original deadline.

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