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The Cabinet Has Reportedly Decided On An Acting Education Minister

The position has been vacant since Dr Maszlee's resignation.

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The Cabinet has decided on the person to be appointed as acting Education Minister after Dr Maszlee Malik resigned from the post

According to Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng, the Cabinet has already chosen someone to serve as acting Education Minister as the post has been left empty since Maszlee's resignation last week.

Lim, however, said that Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad will make the announcement.

"We did make a decision on that, but let the Prime Minister announce it," Lim was quoted saying by Malaysiakini in a press conference at the Inland Revenue Board (IRB) building today, 8 January.

Lim Guan Eng during a news conference at the Inland Revenue Board's office.

Image via Yusot Mat Isa/Malay Mail

The Finance Minister added that he cannot disclose more details

Following Dr Maszlee's resignation last week, Dr Mahathir had said that he will decide and announce a replacement soon.

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