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PM Lee congratulates Anwar Ibrahim on his appointment as Malaysia's 10th prime minister

Malaysia's newly appointed Prime Minister Anwar Ibrahim and his wife Wan Azizah Wan Ismail taking part in the swearing-in ceremony at the National Palace in Kuala Lumpur on Nov 24, 2022.

Malaysia's newly appointed Prime Minister Anwar Ibrahim and his wife Wan Azizah Wan Ismail taking part in the swearing-in ceremony at the National Palace in Kuala Lumpur on Nov 24, 2022.

Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong on Thursday (Nov 24) congratulated Mr Anwar Ibrahim on his appointment as Malaysia’s 10th prime minister

“My warmest congratulations on your victory at the 15th general election and on being sworn in as Malaysia’s 10th prime minister. Congratulations also to Pakatan Harapan for its strong performance at the general election,” Mr Lee wrote in a letter to Mr Anwar

A copy of the letter was released to the media by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs

In it, Mr Lee told the newly sworn-in prime minister that his premiership comes amid significant challenges in the regional and global environment

“As close neighbours and friends, Singapore and Malaysia should work together to manage these challenges and explore new opportunities for cooperation,” Mr Lee said

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