Ismail Sabri is 9th Prime Minister of Malaysia

Ismail Sabri – Picture from Bernama

BERA MP Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob has been appointed as the ninth prime minister.

In a statement today, Istana Negara said the Umno vice-president will be sworn in at 2.30pm tomorrow.

The announcement came after a special Conference of Rulers meeting this afternoon to discuss on the matter.

It said 114 MPs have given their support for Ismail Sabri and he is being appointed based on the provisions of the Federal Constitution.