New York

10 May 2018

Statement attributable to the Spokesman for the Secretary-General on Malaysia’s national and state legislative elections

 The Secretary-General congratulates Malaysia on the peaceful holding of national and state legislative elections and commends the people of Malaysia for their strong commitment to the democratic process.
 
The Secretary-General welcomes today’s announcement of the formation of a new Government, under the leadership of Prime Minister Mahatir Mohamad and pays tribute to outgoing Prime Minister Najib Razak.
 
The Secretary-General looks forward to further working closely with Malaysia on issues of mutual interest.