Ismail Sabri Yaakob becomes Prime Minister of Malaysia

  • 23 Aug 2021

  • Ismail Sabri Yaakob has been appointed as the 9th Prime Minister of Malaysia on 21 August 2021.
  • He succeeded Muhyiddin Yassin, who resigned from the post after losing majority support in the lower house of parliament.
  • He served as the 13th Deputy Prime Minister from July 2021 to August 2021 as well as the Minister of Defence.