ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846
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MALAYSIA

HAJI NIK AZIZ NIK MAT, a 59-year old "tok guru" (religious leader) has been sworn in as mentri besar (chief minister) of the north-eastern Malaysian state of Keldhtan after general elections in October, He heads a coalition government of which his Pan Malaysian Islamic Party (PAS) is the main partner. His first few actions have suggested that the National Front (NF) state government which he replaced had been irresponsible and profligate in the eleven years it had been in power, which has put the NF government in Kuala Lumpur on the defensive.

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