Mahathir Mohamad will again run for Malaysia’s prime minister office after meeting with the Pakatan Harapan (PH) coalition early Saturday morning.

Mahathir also claimed to have a majority required to form a new government.

“Therefore I am ready to stand as a candidate for prime minister,” he said in a statement.

A prime minister candidate must get at least 112 seats in support from 222 seats in parliament.

Mahathir said the decision would be conveyed directly to Malaysia’s king.

The PH coalition confirmed Mahathir nomination Saturday.

“In order to sustain the struggle, Pakatan Harapan expressed its full

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