Anwar Ibrahim has been trending on social media for the past few days.
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Since Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim was named Malaysia’s 10th Prime Minister, social media has been flooded with congratulatory messages and people recalling his 24-year struggle to get into the Prime Minister’s Office.
Yang di-Pertuan Agong Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri’ayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billah Shah consented to appoint the Pakatan Harapan (PH) chairman as PM-10, with the swearing-in ceremony proceeding smoothly yesterday at 5 p.m.
Many Malaysians celebrated his long journey of wanting to lead our country.
Nurul Izzah Expresses Her Joy at Her Father’s Victory
In response to this news, Anwar’s daughter Nurul Izzah, also known as Puteri Reformasi, posted a message on her Instagram account expressing her pride in her father’s grit and determination.
I love you, Papa. Am always proud of you – even as you la imprisoned as a prisoner of conscience.Nurul Izzah said on her Instagram post
Malaysian’s Heartwarming Reactions To His Victory
After waiting for five days for the much-awaited announcement, a large number of Malaysians took to their respective social media accounts to express their gratitude.
Anwar’s supporters see his rise to power after so many years of struggle as proof that it is worth it to keep going.
When Anwar’s staff found out the news, they were seen crying tears of joy. They have shown him nothing but faithfulness and devotion throughout the years.
Ehhh tak penuh pulak tadi. Ni video penuh.— Farhan Zulkefly (@farhanzulkefly) November 24, 2022
Wajib tengok kalau nak nangis sama-sama 😭 pic.twitter.com/fRtT2dBegE
Anwar, a former deputy prime minister whose firing and imprisonment in the 1990s sparked widespread street protests and a reform movement that grew into a significant political force, now serves as prime minister, closing his difficult political journey.
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