LAST_UPDATESat, 21 Jul 2018 9pm

Muhyiddin Undergoes Successful Surgery To Remove Growth

Tan Sri Muhyiddin YassinTan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin

PUTRAJAYA — Home Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin had undergone a successful operation to remove a growth on the pancreas which was detected at an early stage.

The Ministry of Home Affairs said in a statement today that Muhyiddin would be on leave beginning today to undergo follow-up treatment and is expected to be back to work within a month’s time.

"Alhamdulillah (with the grace of Allah), the surgery was successful and his condition is now stable,” the statement said.

The Home Minister’s office also said that Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad would carry out the tasks of the Home Minister during his absence.