Mahathir sworn in, becomes oldest elected leader in the world | Malaysia News | Al Jazeera

Mahathir sworn in, becomes oldest elected leader in the world

The mood in Malaysia is celebratory as Mahathir Mohamad becomes the oldest elected leader in the world, after a surprising series of events that led to his return to office.oldest leader elected

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    Mahathir Mohamad has been sworn in as Malaysia's prime minister following his unexpected election win.

    Mahathir previously governed Malaysia in the 1980s and 90s.

    Thursday's win makes him the oldest elected leader in the world.

    Al Jazeera’s Wayne Hay reports.


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