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Malay, Chinese And Indian Shout “Hidup Rakyat!” Outside Anwar’s Office In Bukit Gasing

Malay, Chinese And Indian Shout “Hidup Rakyat!” Outside Anwar’s Office In Bukit Gasing

Fernando Fong

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Malay, Chinese and Indian Pakatan Harapan (PH) supporters shouted, “Hidup rakyat! Kita boleh!” (Long live the people! We can!) as the news they had been waiting for finally came true.

The supporters were outside Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim’s office in Bukit Gasing when news came that he would be sworn in as Malaysia’s 10th prime minister.

Among them are siblings Angie Ng Bee On,70, and her younger sister Ng Bee Chooi, 63.

Angie Ng Bee On (right) and fellow Malaysians cheered outside Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim’s office while holding the Jalur Gemilang. (Pix: Fernando Fong)

The sisters said Anwar came to their house just down the road when their mother passed away some years back.

We feel happy that he became PM. We hope it will be a fair government that can fulfil the election promises.

Siblings Angie Ng Bee On and her younger sister Ng Bee Chooi to TRP on their feelings and expectations.

The Ngs had also reached out to the media camped outside Anwar’s office, handing out cartons of mineral water.

Senior citizen Angie Ng Bee On stands in front of a long line of reporters and photographers outside Anwar’s office in Bukit Gasing. (Pix: Fernando Fong)

Anwar, who had promised to restore multiracial harmony to a divided nation, will be sworn in as Malaysia’s 10th prime minister at 5 pm today.

READ MORE: GE15: Anwar Ibrahim To Be Prime Minister (Finally)

Congratulations Pour In

Meanwhile, the PKR president is getting congratulations from all over the place on social media.

His wife and fellow MP, Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail, posted a picture of Anwar proclaiming him as the 10th PM, with the caption ‘Alhamdulillah’ (praise be to God).

Anwar’s political allies and non-governmental organisations (NGOs) also congratulated him.

They include DAP chairperson and Bagan MP Lim Guan Eng, MUDA president and Muar MP Syed Saddiq Syed Abdul Rahman and Amanah strategy director and Kuala Selangor MP Datuk Seri Dr Dzulkefly Ahmad.

International media also heralded Anwar’s triumph after two decades as opposition leader.


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