March 9, 2020 / 9:33 AM / in a month

Malaysia's new PM names CIMB chief executive as new finance minister

KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - Malaysia’s new prime minister on Monday named CIMB group chief executive Tengku Zafrul Tengku Abdul Aziz as finance minister, as he unveiled his cabinet after a week of political turmoil that saw the end of Mahathir Mohamad’s administration.

Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin also said he would not appoint a deputy premier “for the time being”.

Reporting by Liz Lee; Editing by Alex Richardson

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