Malaysia’s Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad latest salvo fired against the Crown Prince of Johor took a turn for the worst when the elder statesman called the prince “a little boy” and “stupid”.
Mahathir was responding to allegations by the prince that Mahathir did not give enough credit to contributions of Johor royal family to their people. Of the Johor Sultan, Mahathir said,
The prince had alleged on Twitter that the Johor royal family were victims of “character assassination” by Mahathir and his government through unfair criticism over the Rapid Transit System (RTS) project.
Previously, the Johor Sultan said he would give up the land required to build the RTS for free, which would otherwise cost the government RM495.3 million (S$164 million) if they were made to buy it from the royal family.
The Crown Prince drew attention to this matter in a series of tweets.
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