Anwar Ibrahim speaks to George Negus about his political aspirations after being tipped to become Malaysia’s Prime Minister.
He’s currently mounting a bold political comeback, after spending six years in jail for corruption and being acquitted on sodomy charges.
despite still being officially banned from political activity in Malaysia, 60-year-old Anwar has returned to the political fray.
In fact, his plan is to lead the oppostion against the ruling UMNO party and Malaysia’s current Prime Minister, Abdullah Badawi, in the next election.
On air: 18th April 2007