PM Anwar returns to hometown in Penang

BUKIT MERTAJAM: Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim returned to his hometown in Cheruk Tok Kun here for the first time after assuming the office of Prime Minister.

The return of Anwar, who was accompanied by his wife Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail, was greeted with great enthusiasm by the residents at Masjid Jamek Cheruk Tok Kun Bawah.

He then performed Maghrib prayers with the congregation before participating in the tahlil and doa selamat ceremony at the mosque.

The Prime Minister is scheduled to attend the “kenduri rakyat” at the Cheruk Tok Kun Pejuang Gallery tonight (Jan 23).

Anwar, who is also Pakatan Harapan chairman, was sworn in as the 10th Prime Minister of Malaysia on Nov 24 last year. – Bernama