BY AISYAH AZZAHRA SUHIRI
KUCHING: The general public are looking forward to seeing further growth for Malaysia under new Prime Minister Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob.
Ismail Sabri, who is also the Bera MP, was appointed as Malaysia’s ninth prime minister last Friday (Aug 20).
Yang di-Pertuan Agong, Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri’ayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billah Shah consented to the appointment after Ismail Sabri gained the support of 114 MPs, giving a simple majority to form the next federal government.
Here, New Sarawak Tribune today (Aug 21) spoke to members of the public on their hopes and wishes for the country’s number one leader.
RAYSON CLINSMUND JENSONRAY
(Sustainability Programme Associate)
I believe that every leader has his/her respective goals in leading the country. I expect our Prime Minister will bring sustainability in terms of socio-economic advancement, especially during this pandemic.
DANIEL LIHAN MADANG
I am pleased to see that Malaysia has a new prime minister and I hope to witness Malaysia’s growth, particularly in the economic sector, bloom even more under his leadership.
ALIFAH AMIRAH RASDI
I believe that our new prime minister is capable of carrying out his responsibilities in the best interests of the people and the well-being of Malaysia with trust and justice. I hope that under his leadership, Malaysia will experience more rapid development in all aspects.
I am grateful to have Ismail Sabri as Malaysia’s ninth prime minister and I look forward to watching our beloved nation, Malaysia, flourish in the next years under his leadership.
I think our new prime minister should be given a chance to prove himself such as helping Malaysia battle the Covid-19 pandemic and coming up with good strategies for the development and betterment of Malaysia.
GARY LEJAU MATHEW
I look forward to the new prime minister’s strategies in governing the country and I hope he will prioritise the well-being of Malaysians and restore the country’s economy and political stability amidst the current pandemic situation.