Dr Mahathir steps down as country takes a deep breath. Photo: Bernama

PUTRAJAYA: Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad has resigned as the prime minister.

The Prime Minister’s Office announced this in a statement today.

It said: “Tun Dr Mahathir bin Mohamad submitted his letter of resignation as the Prime Minister of Malaysia today.

“The letter was sent to the Yang di-Pertuan Agong at 1 pm.” – Bernama

Dr Mahathir steps down as country takes a deep breath. Photo: Bernama