Malaysia PM Anwar says he will also serve as finance minister

Newly elected Malaysia's Prime Minister Anwar Ibrahim meets supporters during his first public appearance as he attending Friday prayer at a mosque in Putrajaya, Malaysia November 25, 2022. REUTERS/Hasnoor Hussain

KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 2 (Reuters) - Malaysian Prime Minister Anwar Ibrahim said on Friday that he would also serve as the country's finance minister.

Anwar, who became premier last week, named Ahmad Zahid Hamidi and Fadillah Yusof as co-deputy prime ministers.

Reporting by Kuala Lumpur newsroom Editing by Raissa Kasolowsky

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