Mahathir to attend gathering calling for PM's removal

Mahathir to attend gathering calling for PM's removal
Malaysia's former prime minister Mahathir Mohamad.
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PETALING JAYA, Malaysia- Tun Dr Maha­thir Mohamad has confirmed his attendance for a March 27 ga­thering that is calling for the removal of Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak.

According to event organiser and former de-facto law minister Datuk Zaid Ibrahim, the former premier will be giving a keynote address and will speak "on the main issue of the day".

The event will be a gathering of leaders in a closed-door setting.

Details of other attendees and the location of the event has been kept under wraps but would be revealed in stages, Zaid said.

Dr Mahathir has been a staunch critic of the Najib admi­nistration and has spoken out often over the RM2.6bil donation and the 1Malaysia Development Bhd.

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