Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad (Source: AP)

Mahathir submitted his resignation as Malaysia's Prime Minister on February 24th. Shortly after, he also resigned as Chairman of Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia (Bersatu) – or the United Indigenous Party of Malaysia founded and led by Mahathir.

At the same time, the party announced it was quitting the ruling Pakatan Harapan (PH) coalition.

Also on February 24th, the Democratic Action Party (DAP)’s Secretary-General Lim Guan Eng said the Party will continue to nominate Mahathir as the Prime Minister./.