He is the son of a prime minister, the nephew of another and in just a few months, he is slated to follow in the family footsteps by becoming Malaysia’s next prime minister.
But Najib Razak, the deputy prime minister of Malaysia, is also at the centre of a murder trial, linked to corruption scandals and as finance minister, trying to salvage the Malaysian economy in the middle of a global recession.
On Monday’s Riz Khan we talk to Malaysia’s deputy prime minister about the ethnic and political challenges facing the country today, the controversies surrounding him, and the economic downturn.
This episode of the Riz Khan show aired from Monday, December 01, 2008
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