Education Minister Maszlee Malik announced his resignation effective January 3, 2020

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Education Minister Dr Maszlee Malik resigns from his post effective Jan 3. He will be succeeded by PM Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad.

Meanwhile Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said he has accepted Maszlee’s resignation today.

“Dr Maszlee bin Malik has handed over his resignation letter as Education Minister to me today. I have accepted his resignation effective January 3, 2020,” Dr Mahathir said in a statement.

“I thank him for his contribution during his tenure as a cabinet minister,” Dr Mahathir said adding that he will decide and announce Maszlee’s successor in the near term.